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Sweet and Sour Prawns Recipe

Sweet and sour prawns

Sweet and Sour Prawns

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, Oriental
Servings 4


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • 230 g can pineapple chunks in juice
  • 120 ml vegetable stock
  • 60 ml soy sauce
  • 30 g granulated white sugar
  • 60 ml rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 600 g frozen & peeled jumbo prawns
  • 450 g frozen stir-¬fry vegetables
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour


  • Drain the pineapple chunks and keep half the juice to one side.
  • Add the pineapple chunks, stock, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes into the inner pot.
  • Add the frozen prawns and vegetables to the pot, stir well then lock the lid.
  • Select PRESSURE COOK on High for 1 minute, followed by quick pressure release.
  • Take off the lid and select SAUTE to bring the sauce to a simmer.
  • Whisk the reserved pineapple juice and the corn flour in a small bowl until smooth, then stir into the simmering sauce.
  • Cook, stirring almost constantly, until thickened, this will only take a minute or 2.
  • Turn off the saute function and pour the prawns and all the sauce into a serving bowl.
Keyword Instant Pot, Seafood
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