Local Style Prawn Noodles Soup with Grilled Seafood using Nomu Spices
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
Serves: 2
  • For the Prawns Soup:
  • 1.2L water
  • 300g pork ribs
  • 350g noodles (i used kway teow this time)
  • Prawns shells from 500g prawns
  • 10 pcs garlic, lightly crushed
  • 65g rock sugar
  • ¼ tsp rainbow pepper + more generous pinches
  • ¼ tsp garlic power
  • ½ tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Some oil
  • Some green vege
  • Some prawns & scallops, generously marinated with seafood and fish marinate rub from #nomurubs
  • Some olive oil, for grilling seafood
For the Dry version:
  • 1 serving kway teow noodles
  • ¾ tbsp chilli oil
  • 1 tsp shallot oil
  • ½ light soya sauce
  • ¼ tsp dark soya sauce
  • ¼ tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp of the prawn soup
  1. Add the pork ribs to the water and cook till the meat turns tender. You can cook over stove, pressure cooker or slow cooker.
  2. Grill the marinated seafood w olive oil in a frying pan till brown on both side. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  3. Add some oil to a pot and pan fried the garlic and prawns shells.
  4. Add ¼ tsp rainbow pepper, garlic powder and fish sauce. Saute till the prawns shells all turn reddish in color.
  5. Add the prawns shells to the soup and cook for another hour.
  6. Add generous pinches of rainbow pepper to the soup and salt to taste.
  7. Blanch the noodles (I using kway teow this time) with some boiling water until softened. Blanched the green vege with a little oil in the water till softened.
  8. Filter away the prawns shells and garlics from the soup. Add the noodles and vege to a bowl and top with the soup. Add the grilled seafood, pork ribs and serve with lots of fried shallots. Tuck in !!
  9. For the dry version : Just toss all the seasoning together with the noodles, served w blanched greens and grilled seafood and tuck in !
Recipe by Eat What Tonight at https://eatwhattonight.com/2018/05/local-style-prawn-noodles-soup-with-grilled-seafood-using-nomu-spices/