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Korean Prawn Fried Rice

Recipe created by Courtney Roulston from Farm to Fork

Recipe: Korean Prawn Fried Rice

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ red onion, sliced 
  • 1 cup Kimchi, squeezed, juice reserved (from chilled section for fresh kimchi)
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang paste (In the international isle) 
  • 500g raw/green medium sized Australian prawns, peeled (weight without shell) 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  •  2 x 250g Coles Microwave white rice pouches (pre cooked) 
  • 4 free range eggs, fried 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds, toasted 
  • ½ nori seaweed sheet, cut into thin matchsticks 
  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely sliced

Raco wok
Small Raco frypan

Quick Pickles:

  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt flakes 
  • 6 baby cucumbers, sliced into quarters lengthwise (1 x 250g pack Qukes)
  • 6 red radish, thinly sliced into rings

 Small Raco saucepan

Method:

  1. To make the pickled vegetables, Place the vinegar, honey, salt an ½ cup water in a small Raco saucepan, bring up to a simmer and take off the heat. Pour the mixture over prepared vegetables and set aside to pickle.
  2. Heat the oil a Raco wok over a high heat. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute before adding in the kimchi and gochujang paste. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes, or until fragrant, then add in the rice and toss for 3 minutes to warm through. Push the rice to the outside of the wok, leaving a hole in the middle of the wok exposed. 
  3. Pour the sesame oil into the middle of the wok and add the prawns. Cook for 2 minutes, tossing to evenly cook the prawns through. 
  4. Fry the eggs in a separate small Raco frypan for 3 minutes, or until crispy.
  5. Divide the rice mixture into serving bowls and top with fried egg, pickled vegetables, sesame seeds, chives and seaweed.

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