Friday, 6 November 2015

Mums Super quick stirfry

Stir Fry's are great for mums on the go.  Not only are they quick and versatile but they are also really healthy and give you the opportunity to get your 5 a day in one meal.

King Prawn and Noodle Stir Fry

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Serves: 2 Adults and 2 children


King Prawns
Bean Sprouts
Soya Sauce
Sweet Chilli Sauce
Chinese 5 spice


  1. Boil kettle and prepare stock.
  2. Cut carrot, peppers and courgettes into matchsticks and chop the onion and mushrooms and crush the garlic
  3. Add noodles to boiling water.
  4. Heat tablespoon of olive oil in wok or large pan.  Add onion and garlic and fry for a couple of minutes, add peppers and fry for a couple of minutes.  If you feel the vegetables catching add tablespoon of stock, add carrots and fry for a couple of minutes, add courgette and mushrooms, fry for a couple of mins. Continue to add stock to keep pan from drying up and avoid using too much oil, Add beansprouts and prawns to heat through,
  5. Add noodles to wok and stir through.
  6. Add a few tablespoons of soya sauce and sweet chilli sauce, a teaspoon of chinese five spice and enough stock to prevent noodles from sticking.

Finished Result

I like to serve this stirfy with toasted pitta breads.  Halved they make a great pocket to fill with the tasty noodles.

I made this recipe with dried noodles but you could make it even easier by using a packet of fresh rice noodles.  (one less pot to wash).

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