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.


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

CEK 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

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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