Spicy Shrimp Noodles

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

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    296
based on 4 ratings

Shrimp cook quickly making them the ideal base for this simple stir-fry, but it would be just as tasty with chicken.

recipe updated Jun 16, 2020

Ingredients

  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    1 (about 150 g)
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    2 tsp (about 3.7 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    2 (about 40 g)
  • Prawns icon
    Prawns
    250 g (about 250)
  • Egg noodles icon
    Egg noodles
    300 g (about 300)
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    2 (about 30 g)
  • Ketchup icon
    Ketchup
    ΒΌ cup (about 90 g)
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    2 tbsp (about 36 g)
  • Sugar icon
    Sugar
    2 tsp (about 8.5 g)
  • Cornflour icon
    Cornflour
    2 tsp (about 5.3 g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    150 ml (about 150 g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    2 tbsp (about 27.6 g)
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    1 (about 100 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add ketchup, soy sauce, sugar, cornflour and water to a clean medium bowl
  2. Stir until smooth then set aside
  3. Heat a clean frying pan
  4. Add vegetable oil and red bell pepper to the frying pan
  5. Cook in frying pan - 2 min
  6. Stir in ginger, garlic clove and fresh chili to the frying pan
  7. Fry in frying pan - 1 min
  8. Add prawns to the frying pan
  9. Heat
  10. Cook in frying pan until thickened - 3 min
  11. Add egg noodles to the frying pan
  12. Cook in frying pan until heated through
  13. Add lime to the frying pan
  14. Scatter green onion over the frying pan
  15. Transfer content of medium bowl to frying pan
  16. Serve immediately
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