Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Noodles with Dried Prawns Recipe

Ingredients :

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

2

400 g

2 1/2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

Dried prawns

Dry sherry

Light soy sauce

Wine vinegar

Red chili oil

Spring onions

Wheat flour noodles

Szechwan hot Ja Chai pickles, coarsely chopped

Snow pickles, coarsely chopped

Winter pickles, coarsely chopped

Sesame seed oil

Method :
  • Soak the dried prawns in hot water to cover for 5 minutes.

  • Drain and coarsely chop.

  • Add the prawns to the sherry and leave to soak for 15 minutes.

  • Mix the soy sauce, vinegar and red chili oil together.

  • Cut the onions into 1 cm shreds.

  • Place the freshly made noodles in a saucepan of boiling water and blanch for 3 minutes, if using dried wheat noodles, simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Remove from the heat and leave to soak in the hot water for a further 5 minutes.

  • Drain and cool.

  • Spread the noodles on a large serving dish.

  • Sprinkle them evenly with the chopped pickles, prawns and sherry, then the soy sauce mixture.

  • Finally, add the onion shreds and sesame seed oil.

Note : To serve the Chinese way, the diners will mix and toss the noodles they require and transfer it into their bowls, adjusting any additional seasonings of soy sauce, red chili oil or vinegar.

 

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