Asian Pork and Prawns

A quick, easy and favourite Asian dish.


  • 500 g Pork stir-fry strips (you can ask your butcher to cut this for you from the leg, shoulder or any other lean part of the pork carcass)
  • 25 ml Olive oil, or a little more if necessary
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 25 ml Lime juice
  • 25 ml Chopped coriander
  • 125 ml Red, yellow and green sweet peppers, cut into strips
  • 125 ml Mushrooms, sliced
  • 30 ml Thai fish sauce or light soy sauce
  • 15 ml Clear honey
  • 1 Chillies, finely chopped
  • Cooked, de-veined prawns
  • 30 ml Bean sprouts
  • 15 ml Boiling water
  • 1 Vermicelli noodles
  • 15 ml Vermicelli noodles


Heat the olive oil and fry the garlic and onion until soft
Add the lime juice, coriander and pork and stir-fry 5 minutes
Add more oil if needed, and add the peppers and mushrooms
Stir-fry until the pork is just cooked
Add the fish sauce or soy sauce, honey and chillies and cook for another 5 minutes
Add the prawns, bean sprouts and boiling water and steam-fry until everything is heated through
Taste and season with more fish or soy sauce, if preferred
Cook the vermicelli noodles according to the instructions on the packet, tip into a serving dish and spoon the pork and prawn mixture on top
Sprinkle with finely chopped mint leaves, if preferred