Prawn Yakisoba

Prawn Yakisoba

This Yakisoba with prawns is a simple but absolutely delicious stir-fry, prepared with Yakisoba noodles, prawns, asparagus and mushrooms and served with a chili garlic sauce is a meal ready to delight your taste buds.

If you’re looking for an easy-to-make dish that satisfies your hunger and saves you time, this is the recipe for tonight’s dinner!


  • 10 raw shrimps or prawns per person
  • 10 mushrooms washed and cut into slices
  • 2 onions cut in thin slices
  • 1 red pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into strips
  • 3 large cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 5 cm grated fresh ginger
  • ½ chopped white cabbage
  • 2 packets of soft noodles
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Optional: pickled ginger, chilli oil, toasted sesame seeds and togarashi nanami for garnish

To make the sauce

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 4 tablespoons HP sauce or Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  1. Mix all the ingredients to make the sauce in a bowl and then set aside in the fridge.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok, place over medium-high heat and stir-fry the carrot, garlic, red pepper, ginger, onions and cabbage for 2 minutes.
  3. In another pan, add a little oil and fry the prawns until pink.
  4. Add the noodles to the vegetable mixture, add a tablespoon of sesame oil and stir-fry until soft.
  5. Add the prawns again, add the sauce spoonful by spoonful, checking as you go to see if there is enough and cook until everything is hot. Do not add too much sauce to the noodles.
  6. Serve your delicious prawn yakisoba in a bowl with the sesame seeds, spring onions and pickled ginger.

Tips and advice

  • Add a drizzle of chilli oil and some togarashi nanami to the dish for a special spicy touch.
  • To save you time, you can buy Yakisoba sauce at your local Asian supermarket.
  • You can add chicken to the Yakisoba with shrimp, it’s an easy meal to make and in 30 minutes it will be ready, just cut chicken breasts into small squares and pre-cook them in a frying pan.
  • You can use fresh Yakisoba noodles, buy them refrigerated at your local grocery store in the refrigerated section near the produce. They’re usually next to kimichi, tofu, etc.
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