Quick prawn noodle soup

This speedy, simple soup has maximum flavour with minimum ingredients

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 256
  • fat 3g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 30g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 31g
  • salt 3.33g


  • 85g thick rice noodles
  • 500ml hot chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • juice ½ lime
  • 1 star anise
  • pinch sugar
  • 1 handful small raw prawns
  • handful mint and coriander leaves
  • chopped red chilli, to serve


Prawn miso bowl
Swap the fish sauce, lime juice, star anise and sugar for a sachet of miso soup or 1 tbsp miso paste.


  1. Boil the noodles until al dente, then drain. Put the stock in a pan with the fish sauce, lime juice, star anise and pinch of sugar. Bring to the boil and add the noodles and prawns. Warm through, then pour into a bowl and serve topped with the mint, coriander and chilli.

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