Szechuan Spiced Noodles

Szechuan Spiced Noodles

Szechuan Spiced Noodles

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
Prawns spiced with Szechuan Pepper and whole Star Anise in this quick and easy Oriental stir fry.
  • 4 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 4 cm (thumb sized piece) fresh ginger, peeled and crushed

  • 2 teaspoon Garlic Cooking Paste

  • 3/4 teaspoon Szechuan Peppercorn

  • 1 Whole Star Anise

  • 350 gram (12 ounce) raw King prawns, peeled

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 1 onion, finely sliced

  • 5 spring onions, diagonally sliced

  • 200 gram (7 ounce) chestnut mushrooms, finely sliced

  • 225 gram (8 ounce) fine egg thread noodles, cooked and drained


  • 1 STEP 1: Place the soy sauce, ginger, Garlic Granules, Szechuan Pepper and Star Anise in a bowl and combine. Add the prawns, cover and leave to marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • 2 STEP 2: Heat the oil in a wok, add the onion and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the prawns, reserving the marinade and stir fry for 2 minutes
  • 3 STEP 3: Add the marinade and the remaining ingredients, reserving a few spring onions and heat for 3 minutes or until the noodles are piping hot. Toss well and serve garnished with the remaining spring onions.