Thinking of lowering your carb intake on a daily basis or if you are gluten intolerent. This recipe is combining an unlikely combination of spicy papaya and prawns is something else. Delicious sweetness from the grilled papaya and the prawns delicate flavour is an absolute winner, sided with a bowl of garlicky cauliflower rice which is a fabulous rice (carb free) alternative. Makes the perfect lunch or supper. Simple, easy an really quick to make.
100g Raw Prawns
1/4 Papaya, chopped into large cubes
2 Tbsp Honey
2 Tsps Ginger, finely chopped
3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp Sweet Soy Sauce
Handful Fresh Basil, finely chopped
1/4 Cauliflower, finely grated
2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
1/4 Cup Coconut Cream
3 Tbsp Peanut Butter
1 Tsp Chilli Flakes
5-6 wooden Skewers
1. In a large mixing bowl add honey, 1 lime (juiced), soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, half a handful of basil and ginger and mix. Add the papaya and prawns and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
2. During this time, soak the wooden skewers in some water. Grab the cauliflower and grater, either by hand or by food processor with grating option, once grated, put in a clean tea towel and wring and squeeze as much moisture out so it is as dry as possible. Put to one side.
3. Skewer the papaya and prawns.
4. Heat a large frying pan and griddle pan with a tbsp of coconut oil in each. In the frying pan add the garlic. Once sizzling, ass the cauliflower rice. Cook for 5-7 minutes until a little crispy. The add a tsp of soy sauce and half a handful of finely chopped basil.
5. Once the griddle pan is hot, add the skewers and cook wither side until prawns are pink and papaya is a little charred. Once cooked. Add the remaining marinate to skewers and cook for a couple more minutes. Pop to one side.
6. For the peanut satay sauce. Grab a small saucepan; add coconut cream, peanut butter, chilli, juice from a lime and heat until a low heat until thoroughly melted. Serve on side in little dipping dish.
Pop all on a big plate, squeeze with some fresh lime and enjoy.