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Winter Warming Recipes: Coconut Prawns & Stuffed Roasted Avocados
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Winter Warming Recipes: Coconut Prawns & Stuffed Roasted Avocados

1. Coconut Curry Prawns With Greens & Quinoa

Prep time: 10 minutes preparation and 20 minutes cooking time
Serves: 4

Ingredients:
  • 1 tbspn coconut oil
  • 1 onion – finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves – crushed
  • 5cm length fresh ginger- peeled and julienned
  • 1 tbspn tomato paste
  • 1 tspn medium curry powder
  • 2 tomatoes – diced
  • 1  x 400mls can coconut milk
  • 150g baby spinach leaves
  • 300g raw prawns
  • ½ lime – zest and juiced
  • 2 tbspn fresh coriander – chopped
  • ¾ cup of quinoa
Method:

  • In a large fry pan heat the oil and onions, garlic and ginger. Gently cook for about nutes until caramelised. Add the tomato paste and curry powder and cook for a further 2 minutes. Then add in the tomatoes and coconut milk and simmer for 10minutes until slightly reduced.
  • In the meantime, place the quinoa in a fine strainer and rinse. Place the rinsed quinoa in pot and cover with about 1 cup of boiling water. Place the pot on the stove and simmer 12-15 minutes until cooked.
  • Add the prawns to the curry and simmer for 3-4 minutes until pink and cooked through. Stir in the spinach until wilted and season with salt and pepper and the lime juice.
  • Serve with the quinoa and sprinkle with coriander


2. Stuffed Roasted Avocados

Prep time: 10 minutes preparation and 15-20minutes cooking time
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 3 large avocados –medium ripeness
  • 250g fetta – roughly chopped
  • 10 black pitted olives - sliced
  • 3 tbspn fresh parsley - chopped
  • 3 tbspn of grated parmesan
  • 1 lemon- juiced
  • Salt & pepper

Method:

  • Cut avocados lengthways and remove the seeds. Scoop out the avocado flesh and place in a medium-size mixing bowl.
  • Place the avocado shells in a baking tray.
  • In the medium bowl with the avocados place the fetta, olives, parsley and season with salt and pepper. Mix with a fork or large spoon until mixed.
  • Place one large spoonful of the avocado and fetta mixed back into the avocado shells. Once all shells are evenly filled sprinkle each with a little parmesan cheese.
  • Cover and bake in a moderate oven (180°) for 15 minutes, uncover the avocadoes and cook for a further 5minutes until golden brown.
  • Drizzle the lemon juice over the top and serve with brown rice or your favourite green salad.
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