Asian Noodle Soup with Prawns and Chantenay Carrots

Warming and delicious this 20 minute soup is packed full of exciting flavours. Just what’s needed to spice up those cold, dark winter evenings.

 Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

You’ll need:

1tbsp rapeseed oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
2 tsp ginger, peeled and grated
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 green chilli, sliced
1 stalk of lemon grass, peeled and finely chopped
150g Chantenay carrots, sliced
6 shitake mushrooms, sliced
A good dash of fish sauce
1 litre of good chicken stock
150g pre-soaked rice noodles
24 prawns, peeled and de-veined
4 spring onions, trimmed and sliced
½ bunch of coriander, chopped
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
2 limes, juiced
1 tsp sesame oil

What to do:

Warm the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli flakes, green chilli and lemon grass and cook stirring constantly for approximately 1 minute.

Next add the sliced Chantenay carrots and shitake mushrooms, add a dash of fish sauce and cook for a further 1 minute.

Add the stock, bring to the boil, then add the noodles, prawns and spring onion and simmer for 4 minutes.

Remove from the heat and stir in the coriander, soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce, lime juice and sesame oil.

Taste and adjust the seasoning, you may like to add a little more sweet chilli or fish sauce.

Recipe courtesy of Chantenay Carrots

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Hi I'm Melina, a mother of 3 teenage children and with a particular interest in all things health related. I run a busy household and smallholding alongside my work with Silversurfers, which currently includes dogs, fish, hens, ducks and pigs!

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1st Oct 2020
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This looks worth a go. With a couple of tweaks, since I follow a lchf diet. Also I don't eat meat (pescetarian?) So veg stock and konjack noodles (I think that's what they are called) My carbs have intentionally gone up just lately, so this looks ideal.

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