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    Stir-Fried Prawns in a Vermicelli Nest

    Vermicelli is always a favourite with children, so this colourful, quick and healthy tea-time dish with prawns, is sure to be a hit.

    • Children's
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 7 minutes
    • Total time: 12 minutes 15 minutes

    Serves: 2


    • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
    • 75g pack Waitrose Vegetable and Beansprout Stir-Fry
    • 100g frozen sweetcorn
    • 2 Waitrose Vermicelli Nests, from a 500g pack
    • 2 tbsp Sharwood’s Plum Sauce
    • 100g Waitrose Frozen Cooked and Peeled North Atlantic Large Prawns, defrostedᛀ


    1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and fry the stir-fry mixture for 1 minute. Tip in the frozen sweetcorn and fry for a further 2 minutes, stirring until heated through.
    2. Place the vermicelli in a small pan and cover with boiling water. Allow to simmer for 3 minutes then drain well.
    3. Add the plum sauce and prawns to the vegetables, and cook gently until the prawns are piping hot.
    4. Place the vermicelli nests in 2 bowls then pile the prawn and vegetable mix on top and serve immediately.

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    Cook's tips

    These portion sizes are suitable for younger children, so you may need to double up on quantities for older ones or adults. You can use chopped, cooked chicken in place of the prawns, if preferred.

    Our children's recipe cards provide 50 per cent or less of the Guideline Daily Amount (GDA) of calories, fat, saturated fat, salt and sugar for children aged 5-10 years.


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