LighterLife Recipe: Prawn with Asian-style lentils

January 3, 2013 - Weight Management
Asian_Prawn_0018WEBStart January with this Dish of the Day: Prawns with Asian-style lentils
Nutrition facts per serving: 206 calories
28 grams protein
21 grams carbohydrates
1.3 grams fat

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking time: 15 Minutes

400g raw tiger prawns
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli, diced finely
4 tsp soy sauce
3 tsp honey
2 limes
1 tin green lentils, drained
50 ml LighterLife Savoury Stock
180g mangetout
Small bunch coriander

Put the prawns in a bowl with the garlic, chilli, soy sauce, honey and the juice of two limes and zest of one. Mix well then set aside to marinate.

In a large pan with a lid, cook the lentils, stock and mange tout with the lid on for 5-7 mins until the mange tout start to soften.

Add in the prawns and their marinade, stir, and cook for a further 5 mins until the prawns have changed colour and are cooked through. Stir in the coriander leaves, check the seasoning and serve.

Top Tip: Lite clients can substitute the honey for 1 tbsp powdered natural sweetener, such as Truvia.

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