Pep up a mid-week meal with this really simple and delicious fiery prawn noodles. You could substitute the prawns for chicken, but remember to check the chicken is cooked through.
1 carrot cut into julienne (matchsticks)
225g Prawns (big fat juicy ones please!)
120ml chicken stock
2tbsp soy sauce
1tbsp mirin (rice cooking wine)
150g Pak choy
1 fresh chilli
2 tsp Maggies Kitchen Fierce Chilli Jam
25g root ginger chopped
4 garlic cloves chopped
4 shallots chopped
To make the paste put the paste ingredients into a blender and process until smooth. You could add a little oil to help with the blending.
Heat the oil in a wok then add the paste and cook for a few minutes. Add the carrots and cook for 1 minute stirring all the time. Then add the prawns and mix well.
Pour the chicken stock, soy sauce and mirin into the pan and cook on a medium heat for 2 minutes.
Finally add the beansprouts, pak choi and finally the noodles. Mix well insuring all the ingredients are well coated in the lovely warm/hot sauce.
Garnish with sliced chillies, fresh coriander and lime wedges.