Prawn Noodles

READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 2 bowls




  • De-shell prawns and keep the shells and prawn heads.
  • Clean peeled prawns
  • Using 2 tablespoons of olive oil, fry prawn shells and heads in a soup pot.
  • Add dried anchovies to the prawn shells/heads mixture and fry for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water to cooled mixture and bring to the boil.
  • Add pork ribs and bring to the boil.
  • Crush garlic (with skin intact) and add to broth.
  • Lower the flame and let the broth simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Dish out and discard the prawn shells/heads and anchovies.
  • Add dark soya sauce, salt and pepper to the broth.
  • Deep fry sliced shallots in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until golden brown.
  • After the broth is ready, cook yellow noodles, bean sprouts and spinach in a separate pot by blanching in boiling water.
  • Cook peeled prawns by boiling them in a separate pot.
  • Place cooked noodles, vegetables and prawns in a bowl.
  • Pour the prawn broth over the noodles and prawns.
  • Top with fried shallots and sliced chilli peppers and serve.