Prawn stir fry with cashews

Preparation time                                                Cooking time                                        Serves
less than 30 mins                                              10 to 30 mins                                       Serves 2

This prawn stir-fry is packed with veggies, so you don't need any starchy carbs with it. Once the chopping is out of the way this dish is ready in a couple of minutes.

Each serving provides 406 kcal, 26.5g protein, 32g carbohydrate (of which 24.5g sugars), 17g fat (of which 2.5g saturates), 11.5g fibre and 3.4g salt.

300g/10½oz broccoli, cut into small florets
30g/1oz unsalted cashew nuts, to garnish
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, finely sliced
4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced on an angle
1 fresh chilli, seeds and white membrane removed, finely chopped (alternatively use 1 tsp chilli flakes)
5cm/2in piece fresh root ginger, cut into thin batons
1 red pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow pepper, cut into strips
170g/6oz cooked prawns
100g/3½oz beansprouts
1½ tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
1 tsp sesame oil

1 lime, juice only


  1. In a pan of boiling water, cook the broccoli for 2 minutes. Drain and place in ice-cold water. When cold, drain thoroughly.
  2. Toast the cashews in a dry pan then crush roughly. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok set over a high heat. Add the garlic, spring onions, chilli and ginger and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Stir in the peppers, prawns and beansprouts. Tip in the drained broccoli.
  4. Add the soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce, sesame oil and lime juice. Cook for 4 minutes or until the veg are tender.
  5. Serve in bowls garnished with the toasted cashews.

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