Best ever noodles recipes

Our 30 best ever noodles recipes are a great alternative to takeaways. Not only are they healthy, but they are quick and easy - an ideal midweek meal

Steak satay noodles

Make your own satay sauce with crunchy peanut butter and coconut milk, then toss it together with strips of seared sirloin steak. Don’t forget the sriracha!

Steak satay noodles

Cold sesame noodles

Peanuts and sesame are big factors in Sichuan cooking, as is a love of cold savoury dishes to cool off on hot days. This is a great recipe to start with, if you want to get involved.

Cold sesame noodles

Sticky chicken and pepper noodles

Stir-fry strips of chicken and red peppers in a wok with ginger, chilli and honey for a comforting midweek meal for two.

Sticky Chicken and Noodles Recipe with Red Pepper

Thai-style peanut noodle salad with herbs and watermelon

Ready in 20 minutes, this vibrant vegan salad is packed with juicy watermelon and crunchy peanuts.

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad Recipe with Watermelon and Herbs

Shanghai noodles

Springy udon noodles and strips of marinated pork make the base for this stir-fry, livened up with ginger, spring onions and plenty of veg.

Shanghai Noodles Recipe with Pork

Spicy peanut and szechuan pepper noodles

Add at hint of szechuan spice to these creamy peanut noodles, packed with crunchy broccoli and fiery ginger.

Szechuan Peanut Sauce with Egg Noodles

Crispy duck, cucumber and mango noodle salad with sesame and hoisin dressing

Check out our duck salad recipe with mango and sugar snap peas, tossed in a ginger, sesame and hoisin sauce dressing. This vibrant salad is ready in under an hour.

Crispy Duck Salad Recipe with Mango

Dan dan (ish) noodles

This might not be the version you’d get from a restaurant but it’s full of flavour. It has that comforting warmth you crave when you come home and want something delicious yet simple to put together.

Easy Dan Dan Noodles Recipe

Stir-fried tofu noodles

Check out our easy veggie stir-fry with crispy tofu and crunchy broccoli. This simple recipe is packed with plenty of flavour, plus it’s high in protein too.

Tofu Stir Fry Noodles

Instant bacon ramen

Check out this quick and easy ramen recipe with crispy sesame seed bacon. This wholesome noodle soup is low in calories and ready in under 30 minutes.

Bacon Ramen Noodles Recipe

Mango and prawn rice noodle salad

Check out our quick and easy noodle salad recipe with fresh king prawns, sweet and juicy mango and crunchy veggies. This super bright salad is low in calories and ready in 25 minutes – an easy midweek meal for the family.

Prawn Rice Noodle Salad Recipe with Mango

Chicken meatball tom kha gai

Check out this quick and easy Thai coconut soup recipe. This tom kha gai with flat rice noodles is packed with plenty of flavour and ready in just 20 minutes.

Tom Kha Soup Recipe with Chicken Meatballs

Beef, ginger and spring onion noodles

Check out this quick and easy noodle recipe with succulent sirloin steak, fiery ginger and crunchy spring onions. Ready in just 20 minutes, make this dish for a simple midweek meal for two.

Beef Stir Fry with Noodles and Ginger Recipe

Yaki udon noodles

This yaki udon noodle recipe is ready in 20 minutes and under 300 calories. Leave out the Worcestershire sauce for a vegetarian version

Bang bang chilli prawn stir-fry

You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to make something delicious. Using a few clever shortcuts from Tesco, this bang bang chilli prawn stir-fry is ready in just 20 minutes

Soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms

This quick and easy soba noodle salad with teriyaki mushrooms is vegetarian, ready in 30 minutes, and under 300 calories

Prawn and mushroom miso soup

This super quick and easy prawn and mushroom miso soup means you can have a healthy but comforting meal on the table in just 15 minutes – perfect for a midweek supper

Beef and red pepper stir-fry

Stir-fries make the best quick recipe. This beef and red pepper dish is ready in just 20 minutes, is a healthy meal for two but could easily be doubled for a family

Chicken sesame noodles

Forget the take-away on a Saturday night, this chicken noodle dish is super quick and much more healthy. The sesame seeds add a great crunch and flavour to the dish

Chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing

This dish of chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing is a quick an easy recipe to make for a healthy midweek meal. It’s ready in just 20 minutes and is under 500 calories

Prawn and avocado salad with coconut dressing

Our refreshing prawn and avocado salad is a quick recipe for two people to whip up for lunch or a midweek meal. With lots of fresh, Asian flavours it is a great summer dish

Quick Pad thai

Thai is becoming more and more popular as a takeaway option as it has more fragrant flavours and lighter dishes. Pad Thai is a classic spicy noodle dish and is very popular street food in Thailand. Recreate your own at home with our easy 15 minute recipe

Prawn noodles with peanut dressing

Make noodles special with a peanut butter, sesame, soy and chilli dressing. Prawns and mangetout are made nutty and spicy with this simple recipe

Seared sesame tofu with noodle salad

A great vegetarian alternative to a Chinese takeaway, the sesame seeds and red chilli liven up this tofu dish. According to the Chinese, the noodles give longevity, bonus

Beef noodle soup

The best recipe for an easy beef noodle soup. Cook steak strips in stock with spring onion and ginger before pouring over hot noodles. Quick bowl food for two

Chicken curry udon

A good Japanese-style chicken curry. Made with udon noodles and mild curry paste, it’s healthy, comforting and easy. Made to share, it’s the best midweek meal for two

Prawn laksa (spicy noodle soup)

This quick meal for two hails from Malaysia and takes just 20 minutes to prepare. Warming prawn noodle broth with spicy Laksa paste is topped with cucumber and coriander

Asian noodle and pork salad with mint and peanuts

Looking for a hit of real Thai flavours? This fresh, zesty pork and noodle salad will be ready in less time than it takes to order in a takeaway. Finish with roasted peanuts for extra crunch

Shanghai fried beef noodles

Ready in just 30 minutes, these Shanghai fried beef noodles make a great, easy meal for two midweek


Sticky pork and mangetout stir-fry

Pork, noodles, mangetout: the three main ingredients for this quick and easy stir-fry. Spice it up with sweet chilli sauce to serve and tuck in for a fast midweek meal for two