Prawns in orange, tomato & cardamon

Ingredients: (2 servings)

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 orange thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes thinly sliced or 1 tomato + 1/2 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1/2 small red chilli, seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 3 cardamon pods, crushed to reveal black seeds
  • 12-14 large prawns (about 200g once peeled)
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 3-5 tbsp water



  • Heat oil in a pan to medium heat
  • Place the orange sliced into the pan and cook for 30 sec then turn them over
  • Add tomato, garlic, thyme, chilli and cardamon and cook on high heat until the tomato slices start to break down a little (3min.)
  • Place prawns into pan and season with salt and pepper
  • Add 3 tbsp of water and cook until the prawns have turned pink 
  • Serve immediately with your favourite salad or favourite side

Nina Egenberger
Nina Egenberger