Rice noodle stir fry with prawns recipe

(8 ratings)

Small frying pan with stir fry ingredients and a pinch pot of seasoning ona blue cloth
  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time5 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories350 Kcal18%
Fat4.5 g6%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Carbohydrates55 g21%

Our rice noodle stir fry takes 15 minutes to prepare and cook and is only 350 calories per serving.

The ultimate alternative to a takeaway, our rice noodle stir fry boasts lots of flavour and only has three steps in the method. It will be tastier and quicker than anything you can order. It's a great way to use up any vegetables that need use imminently. Plus, there's only 1g saturated fat per portion and 350 calories.


For the dressing

  • 30ml (1fl oz) lime juice
  • 30ml fish sauce
  • 2tsp rice vinegar
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1 large garlic clove , very finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, sliced

For the stir fry

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 200g (7oz) king prawns
  • 2 red peppers
  • 4 baby pak choi
  • 2 carrots , cut into ribbons
  • 4 spring onions
  • 200g rice noodles, cooked
  • 1tsp sesame seeds, to garnish




  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients into a jug and mix to combine. Set aside.
  2. Add the oil to a wok or frying pan and heat on medium. Add the prawns and cook for 2-3 mins until lovely and coral pink.
  3. Add in the veggies and cook for a further min. Add in the cooked noodles, followed by the dressing and toss everything together. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Top tips for making rice noodle stir fry with prawns

Save time and use cooked prawns, just add at the very end and ensure they are piping hot. A cost-effective way to buy prawns is to buy them frozen. Then you can cook the amount you need which is ideal if you're cooking for one.

Swap prawns altogether for more vegetables or chicken, beef and tofu make delicious alternatives.

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Keiron George
Freelance Food writer

With over 12 years of experience, arts graduate Keiron turned to food to channel his creativity, specifically cake decorating. Keiron set up his wedding cake business in 2015. And, in late 2016 won a scholarship at the world-renowned culinary institute - Le Cordon Bleu, London, where he studied the art of French Pâtisserie. He's worked in some of London’s finest 5-star hotels, collecting a wealth of knowledge along the way. As a Food Writer and Stylist food isn’t just a job, it truly is Keiron's passion.