DIY Pot Noodle

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Serves 1 people


• 1 nest of thin quick-cook egg or rice noodles
• 1 small carrot, peeled and very thinly sliced
• 3-4 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
• Garlic clove grated
• Red or green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
• 2 teaspoons of soy sauce
• Juice ½ lime
• 1tsp yeast extract

Added extras: Add or remove ingredients based on what you’ve got and what you like – pepper, mushrooms, sweetcorn and grated ginger work well, peanut butter is delicious too!

Equipment:

A kettle, chopping board, knife and heatproof container. A grater or peeler is helpful but not essential.

1. Place the noodles in a heatproof jar/container with everything else on top and cover with boiling water.
2. Leave for 8-10 minutes and season with lime and soy sauce to taste.

Method

1. Place the noodles in a heatproof jar/container with everything else on top and cover with boiling water.
2. Leave for 8-10 minutes and season with lime and soy sauce to taste.

Ingredients

• 1 nest of thin quick-cook egg or rice noodles
• 1 small carrot, peeled and very thinly sliced
• 3-4 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
• Garlic clove grated
• Red or green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
• 2 teaspoons of soy sauce
• Juice ½ lime
• 1tsp yeast extract

Added extras: Add or remove ingredients based on what you’ve got and what you like – pepper, mushrooms, sweetcorn and grated ginger work well, peanut butter is delicious too!

Equipment:

A kettle, chopping board, knife and heatproof container. A grater or peeler is helpful but not essential.


Healthy hacks: Give this a protein boost by adding some cooked chicken, lean ham, a boiled egg or mixed beans. Protein helps to keep us feeling fuller longer.

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