Prawn noodle soup

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Prawn noodle soup
A fast soup to make which is nice in warm or cold weather and has maximum flavour with minimum ingredients.

340g thick rice noodles

2 ltr hot chicken or vegetable stock

4 tsp fish sauce

Juice of 2 limes

1 star anise

½ tsp sugar

2 x 175g raw king prawns

Handful mint and coriander leaves

Chopped red chilli, to serve (optional)

Bean sprouts, to garnish (optional)

Boil the noodles until al dente, then drain.

Pour the stock in a large pot with the fish sauce, lime juice, star anise and the sugar.

Bring to the boil then add the noodles and prawns.

Warm through until the prawns turn pink then ladle into bowls making sure each portion has noodles and prawns equally and serve topped with the mint, coriander and chilli and bean sprouts if using.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Shellfish, Fruit, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Sugar, Chilli, Spice, Stock/Broth, Herbs

Recipe Type
Soups, Family Dinners


Level of Difficulty

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