Prawn La Mian Soup

Recipe by Karen Nah

A convenient meal prepared in less than 15 mins. The prawn soup is made from not one but two types of wild caught shrimp. It boasts a clean, sharp and shrimp-y flavour.


Serves 1


12 mins


15 mins


  • 50g Prawn Mee Paste
  • 1 serving of Handpicked La Mian
  • 2-3 medium prawns
  • 3-5 slices of fish cakes
  • 1/2 handful of beansprout
  • 2 stalks of kangkong
  • Fried onions (optional)
  • 1 Hard boiled egg (optional)
  • Red cut chili (optional) 


  1. In a pot of 450ml boiling water, blanched beansprout and kangkong. Set aside.
  2. In the same pot, cook 1 serving of La Mian (refer to pack for timing) Remove and strain.
  3. Using another pot, boil 300ml water, add in 50g prawn mee paste.
  4. Meantime, you can cook your ingredients like prawns and fish cakes in the prawn mee soup to further enhance the sweetness.
  5. Pour prawn mee soup into your cooked La Mian. Serve immediately.

You can use any types of noodles, otherwise we recommend La Mian or Japanese Ramen.

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