Thai Prawn Glass Noodle Recipe

Glass noodles are underused as most people choose the more popular and readily available egg noodles. However, they are delicious as they soak up flavours more effectively and very easy to work with. This dish combines traditional Thai flavours - chilli, lime, ginger, garlic - to give a meal that's quick and easy to cook and bursting with flavour. Serve it up as a lunch or a speedy dinner after work.

Ingredients in this Thai Food Recipe

  • 100g dried glass noodles
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 16 slices ginger
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 4 spring onions
  • 30ml light soy sauce
  • 30ml oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 10ml seesame seed oil
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 1 large red chilli
  • 2 limes



1. Cut the carrot into small baton strips and set aside. De-skin and cut the garlic cloves fine, or crush them in a garlic press. Place the glass noodles in warm water.

2. Mix the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, sesame seed oil and stock in a bowl and set aside.

3. Use a pestle and mortar to crush the peppercorns, red chilli and ginger slices and add to a frying pan on medium heat. Add the garlic to the pan and fry until fragrant (around 2-3 minutes).

4. Once fragrant add the sauces to the frying ingredients and allow to mix for another 3-4 minutes stirring regularly.

5. Turn the heat up slightly and add the prawns, cook until prawns are cooked through.

Once the prawns are coked through take out the glass noodles from the water and mix in the glass noodles, carot batons and sliced spring onion as well as 4 lime halves.

6.leave to cook on low heat for 10 minutes, turning occasionally.

7. serve with coriander garnish.