Prawn pad Thai with broccolini
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Time to make:
$4.00 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
200g rice stick noodles
4 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons fish sauce
4 teaspoons brown sugar
cooking oil spray
400g peeled green prawns, tails intact
1 onion, cut into thin wedges
1 large carrot, peeled, cut into thin matchsticks
2 bunches broccolini, trimmed, cut into long florets
1 red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced
1 cup bean sprouts
2 tablespoons chopped peanuts, to serve
lime wedges, to serve
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Place noodles in a heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water and leave to soak for 5 minutes; drain well. Combine lime juice, fish sauce and sugar in a small bowl; stir to dissolve sugar and set sauce aside.
Step 2 Spray a large wok with oil and set over high heat. Cook prawns in 2 batches for 2–3 minutes, or until golden and just cooked through. Remove pan from heat; set prawns aside. Spray wok with a light coating of oil and return to high heat. Add onion and carrot; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add broccolini and capsicum; stir fry for another 1–2 minutes.
Step 3 Add bean sprouts and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add noodles, prawns and sauce, and cook, tossing, for 1–2 minutes, or until noodles are coated in sauce.
Step 4 Scatter pad thai with chopped peanuts. Serve with lime wedges.
About this recipe
First published: February 2014