- 85g thick rice noodle
- 500ml hot chicken or vegetable stock
- 1 tsp fish sauce
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- juice ½ lime
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- 1 star anise
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- pinch sugar
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- 1 handful small raw prawns
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- handful mint and coriander leaves
- chopped red chilli, to serve
Boil the noodles until al dente, then drain. Put the stock in a pan with the fish sauce, lime juice, star anise and pinch of sugar. Bring to the boil and add the noodles and prawns. Warm through, then pour into a bowl and serve topped with the mint, coriander and chilli.
Prawn miso bowlSwap the fish sauce, lime juice, star anise and sugar for a sachet of miso soup or 1 tbsp miso paste.