Prawns in the Shell

  • Servings: 8
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  • 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Kikkoman Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 pound large fresh or thawed prawns
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger root, divided
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped green onions
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 small red chili peppers, coarsely chopped


Combine ketchup, soy sauce, 1 Tbsp. wine, sugar and cornstarch.

Wash and devein prawns (do not shell); cut diagonally into halves. Sprinkle remaining 1 Tbsp. wine and 1/2 teaspoon ginger over prawns.

Heat oil in large skillet; add prawns and sauté until completely pink or red.

Stir in green onions, remaining 1 teaspoon ginger, garlic and chili peppers; cook only until green onions are tender.

Pour ketchup mixture into pan; bring to boil and cook only until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.