Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry with Sesame Noodles

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    14mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    248

This simple speedy shrimp stir-fry has a spicy kick and the vegetables add a fresh crunch. Prepare the ingredients before you heat the wok and keep everything moving. Using cooked shrimp allows you get a delicious dinner on the table in no time, but feel free to use fresh shrimp too - they don't take very long to cook anyway!

recipe updated Sep 26, 2018

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Egg noodles icon
    Egg noodles
    250g
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    1 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    1 tbsp
  • Yellow bell pepper icon
    Yellow bell pepper
    x 1
  • Shiitake mushrooms icon
    Shiitake mushrooms
    x 3¾
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    x 1
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    x 2
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    x 1
  • Prawns icon
    Prawns
    300g
  • Sesame seeds icon
    Sesame seeds
    1 tbsp

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside water: boiling
  2. Prep and set aside yellow bell pepper: cored, deseeded & sliced
  3. Prep and set aside shiitake mushrooms: trimmed & finely sliced
  4. Prep and set aside carrot: peeled & finely sliced
  5. Prep and set aside green onion: finely sliced
  6. Prep and set aside fresh chili: finely chopped
  7. Prep and set aside sesame seeds: toasted
  8. Get a clean large saucepan
  9. Add prepared water
  10. Boil
  11. Add egg noodles
  12. Cook for approx 4min and continue
  13. Get a clean frying pan
  14. Heat frying pan on high heat
  15. Add sesame oil
  16. Add vegetable oil
  17. Add prepared yellow bell pepper
  18. Add prepared shiitake mushrooms
  19. Add prepared carrot
  20. Stir for approx 3min
  21. Add prepared green onion
  22. Add prepared fresh chili
  23. Add cooked, peeled prawns
  24. Stir for approx 2min
  25. Drain noodles
  26. Add noodles to frying pan and mix
  27. Scatter prepared sesame seeds
  28. Serve immediately
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