Thursday, April 5, 2012

Thai Coconut Shrimp Glass Noodles


1 packet vermicelli (glass noodles)
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cans full cream coconut milk
2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste
1 tablespoon yellow curry powder
1 tablespoon lemongrass paste
6 lime leaves (optional)
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1/2 cup chopped peanuts (garnish, optional)
Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Bring a large saucepan of water to boil. Remove from heat. Add vermicelli. Set aside for 3 to 4 minutes, or until al dente, drain. Cut noodles into small pieces with a scissors. 

Pour coconut milk into a large saucepan. Add the lime leaves and bring to a simmer for 10 minutes in order to infuse flavor. Add lemongrass paste, green curry paste, curry powder, and red pepper flakes. Simmer a further 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp. Simmer everything together for 3 minutes. Remove the lime leaves. Season with sea salt and black pepper to taste. Add glass noodles. Toss to combine. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts and serve hot.


9 comments:

The Harried Cook said...

Gorgeous flavors! And I love the chopped peanut garnish... not optional for me! Lovely dish.. Thanks for sharing :)

Smoothies & MORE said...

I bought some rice noodle and had no clue as to what I was going to use them for ... This would be a great way to enjoy those noodles ... Thanks for sharing! ... <3

Mia said...

Thank you!

Carrie's Experimental Kitchen said...

Good morning Mia! I featured this recipe on my blog today, it looks great! Thanks for allowing me to share. Here is the link http://carriesexperimentalkitchen.blogspot.com/2012/05/week-16-seafood-frenzy-friday.html

Michele Gerhard said...

Brilliant! Fabulous! love, Love, LOVE this dear Mia! Once again you've combined some of my top-fave flavors! Thank you :) xoxoxo

Anonymous said...

This sounds great, I want to try. How much curry powder did you use?

Mia said...

I am so sorry. It was 1 tablespoon of yellow curry powder. :)

Anonymous said...

Where do I find lime leaves

Mias Domain said...

I get mine from the tree. You can leave it out if you don't have any

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