Chinese glass noodle salad

Chinese glass noodle salad

13 ratings

Anna and Holger, derultimativekochblog

derultimativekochblog.com

„Holger knows this recipe from his years of study when the Chinese girlfriend of his roommate cooked it. It’s a family recipe and for us, it's the best glass noodle salad ever!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
200 g
glass noodles
½ bunch
cilantro
1
cucumber
1
red onion
2 cloves
garlic
½
chili pepper
10
shrimp
4 tbsp
toasted sesame oil
8 tbsp
fish sauce
2 tbsp
lemon juice
vegetable oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 200 g glass noodles
  • ½ bunch cilantro
  • 1  cucumber
  • 1  red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½  chili pepper
  • 10  shrimp
  • 4 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 8 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • large saucepan
  • lemon press
  • vegetable peeler
  • scissor (optional)
  • colander
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large mixing bowl

Enjoy with

Pinot Noir, Rosé
Crisp and dry, ideal for shell fish and light dishes, making it an excellent pairing for this salad.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
462
Protein
16g
Fat
27g
Carb
41g

Step 1/4

Chop cilantro. Peel cucumber, halve lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a spoon, and cut into slices. Peel red onion, cut in half, and thinly slice. Peel and finely chop garlic cloves. Finely slice or cut chili pepper with scissors or knife. Set aside.
  • ½ bunch cilantro
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • ½ chili pepper
  • vegetable peeler
  • scissors
  • cutting board
  • knife

Chop cilantro. Peel cucumber, halve lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a spoon, and cut into slices. Peel red onion, cut in half, and thinly slice. Peel and finely chop garlic cloves. Finely slice or cut chili pepper with scissors or knife. Set aside.

Step 2/4

Peel and devein shrimp, add to a frying pan, and sauté in vegetable oil over medium-high heat with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 2 – 4 min., until shrimp turn pink, then remove from heat and set aside.
  • 10 shrimp
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • frying pan

Peel and devein shrimp, add to a frying pan, and sauté in vegetable oil over medium-high heat with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 2 – 4 min., until shrimp turn pink, then remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3/4

Steep glass noodles, according to package instructions, in hot water for approx. 5 – 6 min. Drain glass noodles and briefly rinse under cold water.
  • 200 glass noodles
  • large saucepan
  • colander

Steep glass noodles, according to package instructions, in hot water for approx. 5 – 6 min. Drain glass noodles and briefly rinse under cold water.

Step 4/4

In a large bowl, combine cucumber, onion, garlic, chili pepper, toasted sesame oil, fish sauce, and lemon juice and toss. Add drained glass noodles to bowl along with shrimp. Mix everything thoroughly together. If desired, add more lime juice, sesame oil, or fish sauce to taste. Top with chopped coriander, serve and enjoy!
  • 4 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 8 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • lemon press
  • large mixing bowl

In a large bowl, combine cucumber, onion, garlic, chili pepper, toasted sesame oil, fish sauce, and lemon juice and toss. Add drained glass noodles to bowl along with shrimp. Mix everything thoroughly together. If desired, add more lime juice, sesame oil, or fish sauce to taste. Top with chopped coriander, serve and enjoy!