Chilli Garlic Prawn Noodles

Ingredients (Serves 3)

Recipe Courtesy – Humming Plates

  1. Hakka noodles – Around 100 gm

2. Shrimp – 20 medium or large, peeled and deveined

Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp

Dark soy sauce – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt and pepper – As required

Vegetable oil – 1.5 tsp

3. Vegetable oil or peanut oil – 1 tbsp

4. Garlic – 1.5 tbsp, minced

Fresh or dried red chilies – 3, cut into thin rounds

5. Butter – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

6. Onion – 1/2 – 3/4 cup, sliced

Cabbage – 1 cup, thinly sliced and halved

Green , orange or red bell pepper – 1/4 cup each, chopped

Spring onion (white part) – 2 – 3 tbsp, cut into 1 inch pieces (You can also add bok choy, carrot, celery etc)

5.  Soy sauce, dark – 1 tbsp

Soy sauce, light – 1 tsp

Green chilly sauce – 1.5 tbsp

Tomato sauce / chili garlic sauce – 2 – 3 tsp

Sugar – 1 pinch

Vinegar – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

6. Salt – As required to taste

7. Spring onion (green part) – 1/4 cup, to garnish

Method

1. Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add the noodles and cook for 3 – 4 minutes until done. Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water. Set aside to drain well. Add 2 tsp oil and combine gently with a fork.

2. Combine prawns with the other ingredients numbered 2. Set aside for 5 minutes.

3. In a small bowl, combine ingredients numbered 5.

4. Heat 2 – 3 tsp oil in a wok/ non stick pan over high heat. Swirl gently to coat the entire wok. Add marinated shrimp and cook for 1 – 2 minutes/ side or until prawns are cooked through. Remove to a paper towel. Add 1 tbsp butter to the wok. Add onion, cabbage, bell pepper, white part of spring onion and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add cooked noodles and combined sauces (ingredients numbered 5). Add a pinch of salt if required and pepper powder. Stir-fry for 1 – 2 minutes until the noodles are well-coated with the sauces. Taste-check for salt and add more sauces, if required. Garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve as is or with a side-dish of your choice.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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