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Recipe

 

Shrimp and Glass Noodles

Serves 4-6

 
 
Ingredients
  • 1/4 lb cooked, medium shrimp
  • 1 cup Thai vinaigrette **
  • 2 (6 oz.) packages of bean thread noodles, cooked
  • 1 cup small diced cucumber
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup picked cilantro leaves, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup picked mint leaves, lightly packed
  • 1 cup shredded green papaya **
  • 2 heads Boston lettuce, shredded
  • 2 T crispy shallots **

Thai Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup fish sauce **
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp dried, crushed Thai chiles **
  • 1 T fresh, diced Thai chiles **
  • 1/2 cup cilantro stems and leaves, firmly packed

Place all ingredients in blender.

Method

In a large stainless steel bowl, mix noodles, Thai vinaigrette, cucumbers, green papaya and bean sprouts. Toss well, then gently mix in cilantro and mint leaves. On 4 plates, divide shredded lettuce equally and top with tossed noodles. In stainless steel bowl, toss shrimp in remaining vinaigrette and place on top of noodles. Top with crispy shallots.

** These items found in Asian grocery stores

 

Recipes from Raku

Chilled Southeast Asian Noodles with Shrimp
Shrimp and Glass Noodles
 

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