Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Sesame Noodles

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recipe by Octopus Publishing 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 Oct 17, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Yellow bell pepper icon
    Yellow bell pepper
    x 1 (about 150g)
  • Shiitake mushrooms icon
    Shiitake mushrooms
    x 3¾ (about 75g)
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    x 1 (about 50g)
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    x 2 (about 30g)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    x 1 (about 20g)
  • Sesame seeds icon
    Sesame seeds
    1 tbsp (about 8g)
  • Egg noodles icon
    Egg noodles
    250g (about 1 cup)
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    1 tbsp (about 15ml)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    1 tbsp (about 15ml)
  • Prawns icon
    Prawns
    300g (about 1¼ cups)

Tools

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

Step preview

  1. Add water to a clean large saucepan
  2. Boil
  3. Add egg noodles to the noodles
  4. Cook and continue - approx 4 min
  5. Get a clean frying pan
  6. Heat frying pan - high heat
  7. Add sesame oil and vegetable oil to the frying pan
  8. Add yellow bell pepper to the frying pan
  9. Add shiitake mushrooms and carrot to the frying pan
  10. Stir - approx 3 min
  11. Add green onion, fresh chili and prawns to the frying pan
  12. Stir - approx 2 min
  13. Drain noodles
  14. Add noodles to frying pan and mix
  15. Scatter sesame seeds over the frying pan
  16. Serve immediately
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