Friday, February 27, 2015

Noodles with prawns and edamame beans and spicy lemon dressing

Refreshingly clean and filling is what I had in mind with this dish. I do love udon especially with a hot broth topped with tempura. But I thought I would pair it back for tonight's meal. Pepe and I were in agreement, perfect quick dinner with a bit of kick.


270g udon noodle packet
6 green prawns or frozen
1 cup of frozen edamame beans
1 tbs sesame seeds lightly roasted 
4 spring onions, thinly sliced

Spicy lemon dressing
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbs rice wine vinegar
60mL soy sauce
1 garlic clove crushed
1 tsp chilli flakes
150mL olive oil 


1. Bring a saucepan of water to boil.
2. Add noodles and cook for 3 minutes
3. Throw in the edamame beans at 2 mins to go with cooking
4. Drain and rinse under cold water til cool
5. Add oil to the fry pan on high heat
6. Add prawns to cook one side for 2mins and turn over for another 2 mins
7. For the dressing combine all the ingredients and whisk together then season to taste
8. Place noodles and beans on a plate, drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.
9. Top with sesame seeds and spring onion to serve. 


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