Each month, we take two kitchen skills and put them together to produce one delicious recipe. This month, we’re looking at preparing king prawns and mastering knife skills for all sorts of different veg. Once you’ve got these two skills up to scratch, reward yourself with a wonderfully warming bowl of comforting Asian noodle soup with prawns, packed with spring onions, chilli, radishes, carrot and runner beans. Winner!

HOW TO PREP A PRAWN

Jamie shows you how to prepare beautiful fresh prawns in just a minute. He demonstrates how to remove the back vein, and then butterfly the shellfish.

JAMIE OLIVER ON KNIFE SKILLS

Good, safe knife skills will transform your cooking, Jamie runs through the basics and demonstrates how to cross-chop, slice and rock-chop.

RECIPE: ASIAN NOODLE SOUP WITH PRAWNS
Clear Asian noodle soup

Now, show off your newfound skills to friends or family, or simply tuck into the fruits of your labour with this fresh, satisfying broth.