How to make Lemon Coriander Prawns -

Prawns marinated with plenty of fresh coriander and lemon and stir-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Juice of 1 lemon, Fresh coriander

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

Lemon Coriander Prawns

Lemon Coriander Prawns Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemon Coriander Prawns Recipe

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh coriander 18-24 sprigs

  • Jumbo prawns shelled and deveined with tails intact 8-12

  • Garlic cloves 5-6

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Lemon rind 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornstarch 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Blend together garlic cloves, ginger, 15-20 coriander sprigs, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil to a fine paste.

Step 2

Take prawns in a bowl and add salt, crushed peppercorns, lemon rind and prepared paste. Mix well and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add the marinated prawns and toss on high heat. Add some water, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Dissolve cornstarch in some water to make a smooth slurry.

Step 5

Chop remaining coriander sprigs.

Step 6

Add slurry to the pan, mix well and let the sauce thicken. Add chopped coriander and mix well.

Step 7

Add crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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