Sesame Prawn And Noodle Salad Recipe

This light recipe has heaps of Oriental flavours and punchy dressings without oil or cream


  • 300g medium egg noodles
  • 6 spring onions, sliced
  • 150g soya beans
  • 100g mangetout
  • 100g sugar snap peas
  • 50g frozen peas
  • 150g cooked peeled prawns

For the dressing

  • 1tbsp sesame oil, plus a little extra
  • 1tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 2tbsp toasted sesame seeds, plus extra to garnish
  • juice 1 lime
  • 1tbsp rice vinegar
  • handful each coriander, mint and basil, roughly chopped


  1. Cook the noodles according to packet instructions. Drain under cold running water until cool, then toss in a little sesame oil and set aside. Blanch the soya beans, mangetout, sugar snaps and peas in boiling water for 1 minute or 2, then run under the cold tap.
  2. Mix together the dressing ingredients, toss through the noodles and add remaining ingredients, chopped herbs and sesame seeds.

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