Hokkien noodles with prawns

Preparation info

  • Serves

    four

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Noodle

Noodle

By Terry Durack

Published 2002

  • About

Please try to put any passing resemblance between this and combination chow mein out of your mind. This is an intriguing, ‘soft’ combination of flavour and texture, lit up by the surprising, gentle Shanghainese sweetness that comes from the sugar and the ketchup.

Ingredients

  • 500 g (1 lb) Hokkien noodles
  • 200 g (7

Method

Put noodles in a heatproof bowl, cover with boiling water and leave for 1 minute. Drain well and set aside. Mix prawns with a pinch of salt and 1 teaspoon cornflour. Cut pork into thin strips and mix with 1 tablespoon