Grilled marinated prawns with stir fried vegetables

A delicious and easy dish, which is also low in carbohydrates. Keep a pack of shelled raw prawns in your freezer to make this one, as it is bound to become a favourite. Non dieters in your household will be very envious, so serve them with a portion of boiled rice to make a delicious meal. This can be enjoyed on any of our diet solution plans, including the VLCD and LCD diets.

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200g raw shelled large / tiger prawns,
For the marinade:
1 tbsp lemon juice
Pinch chilli powder
Half teaspoon sweetener (eg, xylitol or sucralose)
2 tsp olive oil

For the stir fried vegetables:
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
2cm piece of ginger root, peeled and grated
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 medium chestnut mushrooms, wiped and sliced
1 small head (about 80g) of pak choi (bok choy)
Handful (about 80g) fresh bean sprouts
1-2 tbsp water


Calories: 326

No of servings: 1

Preparation time: 10 minutes (plus 20 minutes marinating)

Cooking time: 10 minutes

This recipe is suitable for the following diets: Simple Solution (LCD), Total Solution (VLCD), Working Solution (LCD). 


1. Mix together the marinade ingredients and stir in the prawns. Leave for as long as you can, but a minimum of 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile prepare the vegetables for the stir fry, and preheat the grill.
3. Thread the marinated prawns onto skewers and place under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes, turning once until the prawns are pink and cooked through.
4. Heat the oil in a wok or large preferably non stick saucepan and stir fry the vegetables together over a high heat. Add the water if the vegetables begin to stick, or you can add the remaining marinade if you prefer.
5. Serve the vegetables on a warmed plate and top with the prawns.


Tip: To avoid adding more oil when stir frying, add a tablespoon or more of water if the vegetables start to stick.

Storage: Serve straight away. Not suitable for storing.

Nutritional Info

Protein g42.50
Of whichsugars g4.20
Fat g14.30
Of whichsaturates g1.60
Fibre g4.20
Sodium g1.60
Salt g3.90
Portionsof vegetables3

*This recipe is intended to enable clients to remain in ketosis, however this will vary for each person and we recommend that you monitor your ketosis levels and use recipes that are suited to you.