Lee Kum Kee Recipe: Char Siu Prawn, Mango and Rice Lettuce Cups

Lee Kum Kee Recipe: Char Siu Prawn, Mango and Rice Lettuce Cups

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 9 Mar '20

In partnership with Lee Kum Kee

Serves: 6 as a side

Prep time: 10 min

Cooking time: 25 min


Ingredients:

  • 250g peeled king prawns
  • 4 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Char Siu Sauce
  • 125g wholegrain rice, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 200g mangetout, sliced lengthways
  • 1 large mango, peeled and diced
  • ½ tbsp Lee Kum Kee Pure Sesame Oil
  • 1½ tbsp Lee Kum Kee Premium Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp mirin
  • 2 little gem lettuce
  • 4 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped roughly
  • Lee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chilli Oil , to drizzle (optional)


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Method:

1. Heat a griddle pan (or BBQ) over high heat. Combine the prawns with the Lee Kum Kee Char Siu Sauce and place onto the pan. Cook for around 2 minutes per side, until pink and slightly charred. Set aside.

2. Mix the rice and mangetout with the mango, Lee Kum Kee Pure Sesame Oil, Lee Kum Kee Premium Light Soy Sauce and mirin. Separate the leaves of the gem lettuce and spoon a little rice mixture into each one.

3. Top with the prawns. Sprinkle over the chopped peanuts and a little Lee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chilli Oil, if desired.

Char siu prawn, mango and rice lettuce cups


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