Spiced Roasted Cherry Tomato and Coconut Prawns

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Spiced Roasted Cherry Tomato and Coconut Prawns

Serves 4
120g brown basmati rice
60g wild rice (fast cook if possible)
2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
360g cherry tomatoes
320g baby corn
1 tablespoon groundnut oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
2.5cm piece root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
½ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
240ml coconut milk
360g tiger prawns, shelled and defrosted
600g broccoli, cut into small florets

Spiced Roasted Cherry Tomato and Coconut Prawns

1. Preheat oven to 200ºC/400ºF/Gas Mark 6.

2. Cook the basmati and wild rice in separate pans of boiling water according to packet instructions (approximately 15 minutes) until tender. Drain and allow to cool slightly before stirring through the coriander.

3. While the rice is cooking, spread the cherry tomatoes and baby corn in a single layer in a non stick oven proof dish. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until the tomatoes are soft and bursting and the corn is brown but still crunchy. Remove from the oven and set aside.

4. Heat the groundnut oil in a medium pan or non stick wok, over a moderate heat. Add the garlic, ginger, cumin, turmeric and chilli and sauté for 1–2 minutes, without colouring.

5. Add the coconut milk, bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for 7 minutes. Add the prawns, broccoli and roasted cherry tomatoes (reserving the roasted baby corn to serve) and simmer for 3-4 minutes until the prawns are just cooked and pink. The broccoli should still have bite!

To serve: Serve family style on the table and dish out individually according to the rule of palm.

Chefs Tip:
This is a dish that’s adaptable to whatever you have in your fridge. Chicken or tofu instead of prawns is an easy variation.