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Oriental prawn tagliatelle salad

Oriental prawn tagliatelle salad

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Ready in 25-35 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
Give pasta an oriental twist with this quick and easy lunch - or make as a buffet dish for a party

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition

  • kcalories439
  • fat17g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs54g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre4g
  • protein21g
  • salt3.42g
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Ingredients

  • 100g fresh beansprout
  • 250g fresh tagliatelle
  • 2 carrot, cut into thin sticks

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1 bunch spring onions, cut into shreds

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • ¼ cucumber, cut into thin ribbons
  • 200g cooked peeled prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 5 tbsp sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • sesame oil, to serve

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Method

  1. Put the beansprouts in a bowl, cover with cold water and leave for 10 minutes, then drain (this crisps them up). Meanwhile cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions.

  2. Tip the pasta into a colander and run under the cold tap, then drain thoroughly. Toss with the carrots, spring onions, cucumber, prawns and beansprouts.

  3. For the dressing, whisk together the sunflower oil, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, garlic and honey. Pour over the pasta and lightly toss. Drizzle with a little sesame oil to serve. You can make this up to 4 hours ahead - keep it chilled until ready to serve.

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Comments (2)

eleanormayo's picture
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This is really yummy, I used a multi grain tagliatelle, left out the raw garlic as my flatmate can't eat and used a lot less oil & it was delicious.

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