Asian Pesto with jazzed up microwave rice

Asian pesto with Jazzed up microwave rice.


200 grams of prawns

thumb size of ginger

2 garlic cloves

30 grams of cashew nuts

2 packs of coconut microwave rice

2 limes

100ml of sweet chilli

20 grams of coriander

10 grams of Holy Basil/ Basil

100ml Coconut milk

20ml of olive oil


To make the pesto we put in a blender the garlic ,ginger, sweet chilli, cashew nuts, olive oil and the juice of 1 and a half limes and blended until it created a paste.

We then placed the prawns in a frying pan and cooked for two minutes until warm and placed the pesto in with the prawns adding 100ml of coconut milk until mixed in.

We then microwaved our rice ( This was two minutes) before adding a nob of butter, coriander and seasoning and then plated up.

To garnish we added half a tablespoon of sweet Chilli and a handful of crushed cashew nuts.