Spicy Prawn & Sesame Noodles

Quick & easy to put together, these noodles are ideal for a week night dinner. Serve with prawn crackers if you like!


Serves 4 Approx £1.08 per person

Prep time 5 minutes Cooking time 10 minutes 

Level 🍴



  • 3 nests of dried egg noodles
  • 200g peeled prawns, defrosted if frozen
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ or 1 tsp chilli powder, depending on how hot it is!
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bunch spring onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • a pinch of salt & pepper

Put the kettle on to boil & place the noodles into a large bowl.

In a jug mix together the oil, sugar, soy, garlic, chilli powder, salt & pepper.

Place a large frying pan or wok over a medium heat & toast the sesame seeds for a few minutes.

Pour the boiled water over the noodles.

Add the oil & soy mixture to the sesame seeds & heat through a little before adding the spring onions. After about a minute add the prawns.

Once the prawns are cooked through (about 3-4 minutes) remove the pan from the heat.

Drain the noodles & add to the prawns then toss everything together to coat.

Serve immediately.

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