Prawn satay noodles

  • 15min
  • 4
  • 313 kcal
  • Easy
  • Pescatarian
  • Gluten free
  • Peanuts

Per 332 g contains

313 kcal 1292 kj
5.9 g
1.2 g
10.7 g
2.2 g

of an adult's recommended intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 389kj/94kcal

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Authored by Peer reviewed by Rose Constantine Smith
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A delicious prawn noodle recipe that'll suit those with a gluten and lactose-free diet

This recipe is great eaten hot or cold. The satay sauce makes it a dish that the whole family will enjoy without too much spice.

Check that you are using gluten-free soy sauce. Frozen prawns are used in the recipe but you could use fresh ones and cook them for less time.


For the noodles
  • Olive oil
  • Carrots, medium
  • Red pepper, large
  • Mangetout
    120g 4oz
  • Garlic cloves, minced
  • Root ginger, grated
  • Frozen prawns (raw)
    330g 11.5oz
  • Straight-to-wok rice noodles
    600g 21oz
For the sauce
  • GF soy sauce
  • Sweet chilli sauce
  • Fish sauce
  • Rice vinegar
  • Smooth peanut butter
  • Water
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Cooking Method

  1. Prepare the vegetables: peel the carrots before slicing them along with the peppers and mangetout into thin strips.
  2. Heat a wok with the olive oil. Add the vegetables and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the frozen prawns and allow these to defrost in the pan.
  5. Make the sauce by whisking all the ingredients together.
  6. Pour the sauce over the prawns and vegetables. Allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile prepare the rice noodles as per packet instructions.
  8. Dish up with the noodles underneath and the prawns with vegetables on top.

Nutritional Information

Typical Valuesper 100gper 332g serving
94 kcal
389 kj
313 kcal
1292 kj
of which saturates
1.8 g
0.4 g
5.9 g
1.2 g
of which sugars
12.9 g
3.2 g
42.9 g
10.7 g
Fibre1.7 g
5.6 g
Protein5.7 g
18.9 g
Salt0.7 g
2.2 g


A good source of complete protein, providing your body with all of the essential amino acids. A serving provides around 22 g protein equivalent to meat. They also provide some omega 3 fatty acids, B vitamins and iron. 

Peanut butter

Provides healthy fats, protein and vitamin E.


Ginger contains very potent anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols. These substances can help those with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and may result in a reduction of their symptoms. Ginger can also help with nausea and soothe digestive issues.


This recipe provides plenty of vegetables and colour for fibre, antioxidants and potassium.

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