Chilli lime prawn noodles
( SERVES 4 )
A bag of prawns in the freezer can provide a speedy solution to a midweek meal crisis. Buy them raw if you can - their texture will be firmer because they won't suffer from being overcooked. Cook until they just turn pink.
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|200 g||Dried flat rice noodles|
|10||Raw prawns, defrosted if frozen|
|1 tbsp||Sunflower oil|
|1||Red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped|
|1 handful||Fresh coriander, chopped|
|2 tsp||Sesame oil|
- Put the noodles in a pan and cover with boiling water. Simmer over a low heat for 3-4 minutes or according to packet instructions.
- Meanwhile, put the prawns into a bowl. Add 1 tbsp sunflower oil, lime juice and chilli and mix well.
- Heat the remaining sunflower oil in a frying pan and add the marinated prawns. Fry for 1-2 minutes until the prawns are pink.
- Drain the noodles, tip back into the pan, then add the prawn mixture.
- Toss together then scatter over the coriander and drizzle over the sesame oil. Serve immediately.