Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Shrimp Vermicelli/Rice Noodles

Shrimp Vermicelli/Rice Noodles

Rice noodles/ Vermicelli is quick to prepare and this dish is inspired by the South Asian stir fry. I usually use vermicelli to make pudding and for upma. I first saw shrimp Vermicelli recipe in Betty's kitchen in you tube. I spiced it up a bit a added a little more Asian Flavor.This noodles is more healthy and a satisfying meal.

Rice vermicelli/rice noodles- 12 oz.
Shrimp cleaned- 1/2 cup
Bell pepper thinly sliced- 1/2 cup
Carrots- thinly sliced- 1/2 cup
( you can also add cabbage or bean sprouts)
Celery chopped- 3 tbs
Shallots- 2
Garlic- 3 pods
Dry chilly flakes- 1/2 tsp
Soya sauce- 2 tsp
Sugar- 1/2 tsp
Oyster sauce- 1/2 tsp
Chilly garlic sauce- 1/2 tsp
Pepper - a dash
Salt to taste

Soak vermicelli in hot boiling water till it is soft. Drain the vermicelli into a colander and place under cold running water for a few seconds. Allow the water to completely drain off. Drizzle two tsp of oil (preferable sesame oil) and set aside.
Beat the two egg and make into thin omelet and cut it into thin strips.
Marinate shrimp with salt, pepper and 1/2 tsp of soya sauce. After five minutes stir fry this shimp for about two to three minutes. Drain and keep aside.
In the same oil add chopped garlic and dry chilly flakes fry for a minute. Add chopped shallots and saute.Next add the chopped celery, bell pepper and chopped carrots and stir fry in high for about a minute. Add soya sauce, chilly garlic sauce, oyster sauce and sugar and mix well. Next add the noodles/vermicelli and toss. Finally add the shrimp, sliced egg omelet, pepper powder and salt if needed and drizzle a few drops of lemon juice before serving.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

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