healthy_eatingHere is a terrific weight loss recipe to perfect, and then you can make it your own by adding some local flavour.

  • Make it Mexican: add a sprinkling of jalapenos, a tin of kidney beans, and fresh corn off the cob.
  • Make it Italian: crumble over some low fat feta, add a handful of halved cherry tomatoes and a sprinkling of fresh basil leaves
  • Make it Chinese: add a tin of drained pineapple chunks, some snow peas and a handful of toasted cashews

You can serve these healthy eating prawns with your favourite noodles, some brown rice, quinoa or cous cous.
There is no need to buy those expensive and sugar-filled packaged stir fry sauces – just use fresh ingredients like these to create amazing flavours from your pantry cupboard.

  • 400g peeled green prawns
  • Juice and zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp finely sliced chilli
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, to serve
  • Combine the prawns, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, chilli, honey and olive oil in a bowl.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes to marinate.
  • Heat a BBQ or frying pan to med/high.
  • Cook the prawns, turning regularly, for 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Sprinkle with the fresh coriander.
  • Serve with your choice of accompaniments depending on your desired flavours.

Serves: 4. Calories per serve: 110 (base recipe only).
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