Prawn and noodle salad on platter

Peanut butter & prawn noodle salad

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient in our Asian-style prawn salad. This budget meal takes just 15 minutes to make, so it's ideal for busy weeknights

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal516
  • fat27g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre7g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.9g


  • 250g thin egg noodles
  • 130g crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

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

  • 3 tbsp chilli oil, plus extra to serve
  • 1 lime, juiced, plus wedges to serve



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 150g cooked king prawns
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated



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

  • 1 small bunch coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 2 handfuls chilli prawn cracker (optional)


  1. Cook the noodles according to pack instructions. Drain and leave to cool a little.

  2. Put the peanut butter in a microwave-proof bowl with 2 tbsp water. Mix and put in the microwave on high for 30 seconds to loosen. Add the soy sauce, chilli oil and lime juice to the peanut butter to make a dressing. Toss the noodles in the dressing, season and spread out on a sharing platter.

  3. Top with the prawns, carrot, coriander and spring onions, toss it all together, then break the prawn crackers, if using, and sprinkle over the top. Let people help themselves at the table, and serve with extra lime wedges and chilli oil drizzled over.

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Lois Cooper's picture
Lois Cooper
1st Jun, 2020
Tastes so good and really easy to make!!!
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