Low-carb garlic and sesame prawns


Low-carb garlic and sesame prawns

Low-carb garlic and sesame prawns

This delicious umami dish brings an infusion of Asian flavors and takes just minutes to prepare. Enjoy lightly spiced, juicy prawns tossed through a bed of perfectly cooked vegetables.


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp (20 g) sesame seeds, mixed
  • 450 g jumbo prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 175 g red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 225 g baby bok choy, sliced length-wise, into quarters
  • 40 g scallions, sliced thinly, length-wise
  • 2 tbsp tamari soy sauce
  • chili flakes and finely sliced scallion, to garnish (optional)


  1. Heat 1/2 of the coconut oil in a large frying pan, over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the prawns, garlic, and sesame seeds to the pan. Toss for about a minute, or until the color of the prawns begins to change, and is just slightly cooked through.
  3. Add the rest of the coconut oil, vegetables, and tamari soy. Stir fry for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are fork-tender.
  4. Spoon into separate bowls, and garnish with red chili flakes and scallions.
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