Sesame prawn & smacked cucumber rice noodles served on a plate

Sesame prawn & smacked cucumber rice noodles

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Get five of your 5-a-day with this colourful sesame prawn and cucumber rice noodles, with edamame and chilli. Super-healthy, plus it only takes 25 minutes

  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal545
fat13g
saturates2g
carbs59g
sugars13g
fibre16g
protein39g
salt1.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Lightly smack the cucumber with a rolling pin until it begins to break, then cut into pieces. Put in a sieve, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and leave to sit for 10 mins to draw out some of the moisture. To make the marinade, put the garlic in a large bowl along with the chilli, ½ tbsp sesame oil, the vinegar, soy and sugar. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, boil the kettle. Put the rice noodles in a bowl along with the frozen peas and edamame beans. Pour over the boiling water. Set aside until the noodles have softened. Drain thoroughly, then tip back into the bowl along with the marinade. Add the cucumber and toss everything together.

  • STEP 3

    Pour the remaining sesame oil into a frying pan over a high heat, then add the prawns, mangetout, pak choi, mustard and sesame seeds with a splash of water. Cook for 2-3 mins until the prawns have changed colour. Tip into the bowl with the cucumber and toss to combine.

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