The Green Bean Prawn Mashup Recipe

The Green Bean Prawn Mashup Recipe

Its the second meal on the list with prawns. Why not, they are healthy and versatile. As Bubba only knows:

“You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich”

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So back to creating a healthy recipe ideal for a light lunch at the Office.

We are going to listen to Bubba’s advice and Boil it.

Shirt and Tie Fitness presents: Green Beans and Prawn (Shrimp) Mashup:

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What You Will Need:

Just 2 Utensils: 

  • Saucepan
  • Storage/ Tupperware


  • Frying Pan
  • Chopping Board
  • Vegetable Knife
  • Cheese Grater
  • 100-300grams of Prawns.
  • 300-600grams of Green Beans
  • 25grams of Grass Fed Butter/Coconut Oil
  • Spices (Best = Paprika, Chilli Powder), Salt, Pepper to taste
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Chopped Tomatoes/Tomato Passata (If you want a sauce)
  • 20-40 grams of Cheese – Cheddar/ Parmigiano Reggiano work best when grated.
How You Will Cook It
  1. Bring Water to boil in a saucepan, add the Green Beans.
  2. Once Green beans are finely cooked, add Prawns and boil for a further 5 minutes
  3. Drain off, mix together and add to serving dish/tupperware container.

Optional Extras:

  1. Place one teaspoon of coconut oil in a large frying pan, simmer gently. Keep the heat low.
  2. Whilst the oil is melting, slice mushrooms/onions and prepare optional extras
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms/onions to the pan.
  4. Stir fry for 10 minutes on a low heat until the pepper or optional extras are cooked through and brown off.
  5. Add to Grean Bean and Prawns and mash together prior to serving.

How Long Will It Take To Cook and Prepare

5-10 minutes.

When You Will Cook It:

Evenings, upon arriving home from work.

When You Can Eat It:

To be eaten that evening for dinner or lunch the next day.


  • Can be edited to suit taste/preference
  • Light, both in consumption and to carry!
  • Quick and Easy to Prepare
  • Cheap and Nutritious
  • Minimal washing up.

The Nutrition

Based on 500g of beans and 150g prawns, a standard serving size, each mashup provides roughly: 300kcal, 42 grams protein, 18 grams of carbohydrate,  2gfat



healthy recipe shrimp prawn beans

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