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Prawn and Corn Stew   HT  MC  Peruvian  65mins

 

 

Serves 4   Hot  Seafood  Shellfish  Vegetables Main Course  Gluten Wheat free  Eggless Peru  Sth American  South America 

 

 

Ingredients

3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
450g/1lb Raw unpeeled Prawns (shrimp)
Salt
1 Onion, chopped
1/4 teasp Cayenne Pepper
1/2 teasp Paprika
1/4 teasp ground Cumin
Dash Hot Pepper  Sauce (Check Ingredients)
675g/1-1/2lb Butternut Squash, peeled, deseeded, and cut into 2.5cm/1-inch cubes
450g/1lb Green Cabbage, chopped 
450g/1lb Potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
4 ears of Sweetcorn, halved
1.1L/40fl.oz. Water
240ml/8fl.oz. Double Cream


Instructions

 

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the prawns and 1 teaspoon of the Salt and cook for about 5 minutes only, stirring constantly, until the prawns turn pink. Remove the prawns with a slotted spoon and set aside to cool. Once they are cool enough to handle, peel and set aside.

 

2. Reheat the oil in the pan and add the onion, cayenne, paprika, cumin and  salt. Cook, stirring, until the onion is soft and transparent.

 

3. Add the Tabasco, squash, cabbage, potatoes, sweetcorn and water to the pan, bring to a boil then reduce the heat, partially cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, partially covered or until the potatoes are tender. You may have to add a little more water as this dish is supposed to be more like a hearty soup.

4. Stir in the cream and continue to simmer very gently for 10 minutes. 

 

5. Add prawns, season with more salt if necessary and cook gently for a further about 2 minutes or until the prawns are completely heated through. Serve immediately.



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