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This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...

Thai Basil Shrimp Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 544 kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 oz rice noodles (200 g), dry
  • 8 fresh or frozen prawns (thawed)
  • 3 tbsp onion chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot chili sauce
  • 3 tsp lemon juice or lime juice
  • a handful fresh Thai basil
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Remove the prawn heads, shells (if these are still attached) and the black vein in the spine. Leave the tails on. Then rinse the prawns and let them drain a little.

  2. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  3. Cook the dry rice noodles. Find the specific cooking instructions on the package. Once cooked, let the noodles drain.

  4. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  5. Pour the vegetable oil in a large non-stick skillet or wok and add the chopped onion, garlic and grated ginger. Then place this over medium-high heat.

  6. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  7. Gently cook the ingredients for 4 minutes until the onion starts to soften. Then add the prawns.

  8. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  9. Also add the palm sugar (or brown sugar), fish sauce, lemon or lime juice, oyster sauce, soy sauce, hot chili sauce and ½ cup (120 ml) of water.

  10. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  11. Stir and bring the sauce to a good simmer. Let it reduce by half for a few minutes until you get a fairly thick and sticky mixture. Then add the drained noodles to the pan.

  12. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  13. Stir well and cook for another 2 minutes. Also add the Thai basil.

  14. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...
  15. Stir the noodles and prawns well. Then check the seasoning and add extra fish or hot chili sauce to taste. Scoop the basil prawn noodles into bowls. Serve hot.

  16. This is a flavorful Thai basil shrimp recipe, a simple noodle stir fry with amazing Thai flavors! I love the combination of noodles and shrimp...