I added a cucumber relish made with cilantro, scallions, chives, rice vinegar, lime juice, sea salt and pepper, which added a pickled crunch to the dish. All ingredients in for a successful dinner.
Ingredients for stir fry rice with peppers and prawns
3/4 pound prawns
1/2 red pepper, chopped
1/2 yellow pepper. chopped
1 small Jalapeño, deseeded and minced
1 medium shallot, diced
Garlic clove smashed
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1&1/2 cups leftover rice at room temperature
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
For the cucumber relish
1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped
1 scallion, light part minced
2 tablespoons minced cilantro and chives
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
1-2 teaspoons lime juice
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Mix up relish ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate.
Heat oil in a large skillet, when hot add the shallots, peppers and garlic. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes, add the rice, soy sauce and ginger. Continue to stir mixture until rice starts to brown. Add the prawns and cook until pink. Serve in bowls, drizzle the sesame oil and spoon the cucumber relish on top.
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