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Prawns, arugula and grape tomatoes

  • Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 450 g prawns
  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 garlic scape, minced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onion
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemongrass
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 3 bundles rice stick noodles
  • 4 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sukiyaki sauce

For the marinade:

  • 1 tbsp white wine
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp wasabi
  • 1 tsp mayo
  • 1 pinch chili flakes
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp honey


  1. Devein, peel and wash prawns.
  2. Drain excess water and pat dry with paper towel.
  3. Mix olive oil, mayo, wasabi, paprika, garlic, onion powder, chili flakes, basil, parsley, honey, salt and pepper. Take about 20 percent and save for final cooking.
  4. Use the rest of the marinate well coating all the prawns and finish with grated lemongrass. Set aside.
  5. Wash grape tomatoes and arugula and pat dry.
  6. Bring a medium size pot of salted water to boil, approx 6 cups.
  7. While water is coming to a boil heat up 2 canola oil and sesame oil in a pan.
  8. Add grape tomatoes and sear till somewhat blistered.
  9. Add prawns and saute' till pink in color and a bit translucent.
  10. Add arugula, salt and pepper and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, til arugula is wilted. Finish with chopped green onion.
  11. While arugula is cooking, put 3 bundles of rice stick noodles into the boiling water stirring and separating for about 5-7 minutes and strain.
  12. Chop up garlic scapes.
  13. Heat 2 tablespoons canola oil and 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a wok.
  14. Add garlic scapes.
  15. Toss in noodles.
  16. Sprinkle in soy sauce and Chinese five spice powder.
  17. Pour in sukiyaki sauce, salt and pepper, and stir fry for about 7 minutes till golden in color and slightly crispy.
  18. Toss with some chopped green onion.
  19. Place some of the noodles in a medium bowl.
  20. Put the prawns and arugula over top and arrange grape tomatoes as you like.
  21. Ready to serve.
  22. Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • Serving Size: 4 servings
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