Spicy prawn soup

Spicy prawn soup

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

A quick and spicy wok-based soup means one pan, zero fuss and supper's on the table in 20 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Easily halved
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
327
protein
16g
carbs
32g
fat
17g
saturates
10g
fibre
4g
sugar
4g
salt
0.97g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 300g bag crunchy stir-fry vegetables
  • 140g shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 400g can reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 200ml vegetable or fish stock
  • 300g medium straight-to-wok noodles
  • 200g bag large, raw prawns

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Method

  1. Heat a wok, add the oil, then stir-fry the veg and mushrooms for 2-3 mins. Take out and set aside, then tip the curry paste into the pan and fry for 1 min.
  2. Pour in the coconut milk and stock. Bring to the boil, drop in the noodles and prawns, then reduce the heat and simmer for 4 mins until the prawns are cooked through. Stir in the veg, then serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2007

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notthebestchef's picture
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I'm giving this a five star cos it's delicious and quick and satisfying. Perfect mid week/Lazy Saturday night meal. I took advice and added some fish sauce. Will add a touch of lime next time and serve with prawn crackers I think ;))

sassca's picture
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This is just delicious. I double the qty of stock otherwise it's more like a stir fry. The best stir fry veg are the ones with peppers and onions in to give a bit of bite. Made it for friends and family and all enjoy.

kiwibird's picture

Yummy. Try frying a little garlic and fresh chilli in oil for no more than 30 seconds (without browning the garlic) before adding the veges. Then, as others have suggested, a little fish sauce and fresh lime juice after it's taken off the heat before serving. Also, a small handful of fresh bean sprouts, sliced spring onion and/or fresh chopped chilli as a garnish works well too.

samsara_beach's picture
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Lovely and delicious soup. Add more noodles,make the sauce more thick and you can serve it like a main course! Enjoy it :)))))

gizmorella's picture
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Wow. Will defiantly be making this again, it was so yummy and quick to make!

gertpr's picture

I will be trying this recipe tonight and give some feedback tomorrow. Looks yummy

nathanclive's picture
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sorry forgot to rate it

nathanclive's picture
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will definitely be having this one,
have read all comments so will give it a try.

lacunacoil's picture
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Absolutely delicious! I added coriander which worked really well, and maybe next time I will replace the noodles with rice as it seems like the kind of dish that could get away with it. But overall a great soup & my Wife (a BIG fan of Thai food) gave it a huge thumbs up!

kaymendrek's picture

Absolutely gorgeous, all the family loved it, may try it with some chicken as teenage son is not always keen on prawns.

d41d0y's picture
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Very quick, easy, tasty and satisfying. Followed the recipe to the letter and enjoyed it immensely.
Will make again!

toskido's picture

Tried this last night - simply amazing! The taste was great, very easy to make. Even my husband is raving about it. Only thing was the liquid soaked up quickly - so I added more fish stock. Also added chilli and ginger for extra 'kick'. Will definately be making it again - and again. Can't wait to share it with my sister.

iamali's picture
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can i also add that you can use plain yoghurt instead of the coconut milk

lucyb82's picture
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Lovely recipe! I used red paste and added a splash of fish sauce and extra chilli. Can't wait to make again!

jenannor's picture

was the best! so very filling too! yum.
i will definitely be having this again!

abismummy's picture
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Only made this for the first time yesterday for a girlie lunch - it was lovely. Would definitely make again. Recommended.

iskona's picture

Fantastic! Loads of flavour, making this tonight for the second time :)

jennygwenda's picture

Great soup, had this portioned up for lunch and was easy and filling

sirlewy's picture
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amazing :D

mrswaller's picture

Have now had this several times. Always very quick and easy to make, and always extremely tasty. One of my husbands favourites!

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