Singapore noodles

Low calorie Singapore Noodles

 

Singapore noodles
Singapore noodles

Singapore noodles are a favorite of mine at any time, and to be able to eat these on a low-calorie day is fantastic. A little research shows that this dish doesn’t really originate in Singapore, but is Cantonese in origin. There is a link here http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2013/oct/02/how-to-make-perfect-singapore-noodles showing many varients of this great dish, and my version is different again.

To keep this low calorie, I’m using Chicken and Prawns, and not Pork. You can leave the meat out altogether and still have a delicious vegetarian dish. This recipe serves 2, my calculations measure these at 250 calories per serve, however the recipe card shows around 320 calories per serve. Either way, these are very low calorie (I’m pretty sure I’m correct by the way). You will also see by the pictures, that you get a lot of food for your calories here, so much so that I double checked the calculations. 

Egg Prep
Egg prep

Like all stir fry’s these Singapore noodles are quick to make as long as you do all of the preparation before you start cooking.

 Ingredients

To be mixed together

100 grams dried rice noodles, cooked as per below.
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1/2 cup chopped spring onion green
1 tablespoon curry powder
pinch of salt

Other ingredients

1 medium Egg
65 grams prawns
150 grams of chicken breast, sliced
1/2 cup brown onion sliced
1 tsp garlic, chopped
1/4 cup carrot cut into matchsticks
1/4 cup red capsicum, sliced
2 tsp oil
1 teaspoon of light soy sauce
salt to taste

Singapore noodles
Singapore noodles – stir Frying the meat and Veg

 Method

1. Cook the noodles as per packet instructions, usually simply steeped in boiling water for 30 – 45 seconds, drain and cool.
2. Heat the oil in a wok and sauté the spring onion whites and garlic for a few seconds.
3. Add the prawns, chicken, carrots, french beans,  red and green pepper, and salt and sauté for some time till the vegetables soften and the prawns and chicken are cooked. Add  some water or chicken stock if required.
4. Make a well in the center of the pan of Wok, and fry the egg until almost set, scramble into the other ingredients. (As yuo can see in the picture, I cooked the egg first, removed it and shredded it. Add it back in at the end)
5. Add the rice noodles mixed with the other ingredients and toss well over a high flame, add soy and extra water if required, mix through and heat.
6. Spoon out into a serving plate and serve immediately, garnish with sliced red chili if desired.

Singapore noodles
Singapore noodles

 I cooked these for a low calorie lunch. Here they are packed and ready to go. These re-heat really well in the microwave the next day.

 

Singapore noodles
Singapore noodles – packed for lunch
Singapore Noodles
Serves 2
Singapore Noodles are fantastic to eat any time, to be able to have these on a low calorie day is a treat. Great for a quick dinner or an easy re-heat lunch
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320 calories
26 g
132 g
9 g
34 g
1 g
274 g
609 g
4 g
0 g
7 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
274g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 76
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
13%
Saturated Fat 1g
7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 132mg
44%
Sodium 609mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates 26g
9%
Dietary Fiber 3g
13%
Sugars 4g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A
54%
Vitamin C
21%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 100 grams dried rice noodles, cooked as per below.
  2. 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  3. 1/2 cup chopped spring onion green
  4. 1 tablespoon curry powder
  5. 65 grams prawns
  6. 150 grams of chicken breast, sliced
  7. 1/2 cup brown onion sliced
  8. 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  9. 1/4 cup carrot cut into matchsticks
  10. 1/4 cup red capsicum, sliced
  11. 2 tsp oil
  12. 1 teaspoon of light soy sauce
  13. salt to taste
Instructions
  1. 1. Cook the noodles as per packet instructions, usually simply steeped in boiling water for 30 - 45 seconds, drain and cool.
  2. 2. Heat the oil in a wok and sauté the spring onion whites and garlic for a few seconds.
  3. 3. Add the prawns, chicken, carrots, french beans, red and green pepper, and salt and sauté for some time till the vegetables soften and the prawns and chicken are cooked. sprinkle some water if required.
  4. 4. Make a well in the center of the pan of Wok, and fry the egg until almost set, scramble into the other ingredients.
  5. 5. Add the rice noodles mixed with the other ingredients and toss well over a high flame.
  6. 6. Spoon out into a serving plate and serve immediately, garnish with sliced red chili if desired.
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calories
320
fat
9g
protein
34g
carbs
26g
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