Japanese prawn noodles with peanut sauce

Japanese prawn noodles with peanut sauce


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About this recipe: I made this prawn and broccoli noodle dish regularly at uni and always looked forward to making it. I still do!


Serves: 4 

  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese black vinegar (or balsamic)
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 280g Japanese udon noodles
  • 20 uncooked tiger prawns
  • 100g small broccoli florets
  • 35g roasted peanuts, chopped

Prep:2min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:12min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the peanut butter, soy sauce, black vinegar, sugar and sesame oil. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Stir in the udon noodles and cook for 5 minutes. Add the frozen prawns to the pot of boiling noodles and cook for about 3 minutes, until the prawns are pink and cooked through. Turn the cooker off, but do not remove pot from the heat. Stir in the broccoli, cover, and let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Drain the noodles, broccoli and prawns. In a large serving bowl, toss together the noodles, broccoli, prawns, and the peanut butter sauce. Garnish with chopped peanuts.

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