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5 from 2 votes
This simple prawn stir fry uses sliced cabbage in place of carb heavy noodles and is coated in a keto friendly sweet and sour sauce.

This is a great low carb option for weeknights with minimal prep and cooking time.
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: asian
Keyword: keto, keto noodles, low carb, low-carb noodles, Noodles, Prawn, Sweet and Sour
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 273kcal


For the Sweet and Sour Sauce

  • 2 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp erythritol
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

For the Noodles

  • 175 g raw king prawns
  • 4 tenderstem broccoli spears tough ends removed
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • ¼ white cabbage sliced into 1 cm strips
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2.5 cm fresh ginger grated
  • 1 large spring onion (green onion) sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  • To prepare the sweet and sour sauce, add all the ingredients to a small pan over a low/medium heat and bring to a gentle boil. Stir well to combine and simmer until you have a thick syrupy consistency. Set aside.
  • Add the broccoli to a pan of boiling water and simmer for a minute or two until just tender. Drain and run immediately under cold water then set aside.
  • Melt the coconut oil in a large frying pan (skillet) or wok over a low/medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and sweat gently until tender.
  • Add the sliced cabbage and cook for 2-3 minutes until just tender.
  • Add the prawns and broccoli to the pan and cook until the prawns are hot through and have turned pink.
  • Add the sweet and sour sauce and stir well, coating everything in the sauce.
  • Remove from the heat and stir through the fresh coriander.
  • Scatter with the spring onions and sesame seeds to serve.


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 7g

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