Prawn & lime noodles

If you’re time-strapped and want something healthy, this delicious prawn and lime noodle dish will make the perfect choice

  • Prep:20 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 456
  • fat 18g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 52g
  • sugars 10g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 20g
  • salt 4.4g


  • 100g dried vermicelli rice noodles
  • 2 tbsp each soy sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil
  • juice 1 lime, plus wedges to serve
  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 6 spring onions, finely shredded
  • 2 large carrots, coarsely grated
  • handful mint leaves, torn
  • 150g pack ready-cooked king prawns
  • 25g cashews or peanuts


  1. Put the noodles in a bowl, pour over boiled water from a kettle to cover and set aside for 5 mins. Drain and rinse under cold running water, then place in a large bowl.

  2. Mix the soy, fish sauce, sesame oil, lime juice and chilli to make a dressing. Pour over the noodles and stir to coat. Add the spring onions, carrots, mint, prawns and nuts. Mix again and divide between 2 bowls to serve, with lime wedges on the side.

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