Chow mein with prawns

Fork Chow mein with prawns

Cooking time: 10

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


This delicious chow mein with prawns is easy to prepare when you need to rustle up a quick meal for the family.


  • 225g (8oz) medium egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 bunch spring onions, cut into strips
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 100g (3½ oz) mange tout, shredded
  • 225g (8oz) cooked, peeled tiger prawns
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2.5cm (1 inch) piece root ginger, grated
  • 1 large red chilli, de-seeded and chopped
  • 4 large Bird Bros eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce


  1. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside. Heat half the oil in a large wok, add the spring onions, carrot, mange tout, prawns, garlic, ginger and chilli. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm.

  2. Add the remaining oil to the wok and pour in the eggs. Cook, stirring continuously, until the eggs have scrambled.

  3. Add the soy sauce, noodles and stir-fried vegetables to the wok and stir-fry together for 1 minute. Serve immediately in bowls.

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