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Shrimp Fried Thai Noodles

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This is very popular Thai dish, good for lunch, supper or anytime you crave something exotic with a little tang.
Ingredients
  Dried rice vermicelli 1 Pound
  Bean sprouts 2 Cup (32 tbs) (divided)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Unpeeled shrimp 10 Large (fresh)
  White sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Asian fish sauce 1 Tablespoon (nuoc mam or nam pla)
  Ketchup 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Chopped dry roasted peanuts 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed dried shrimp 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onion 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (fresh)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon wedges 2 (fresh)
Directions

1. Place the noodles in a large bowl, and cover with hot water. Soak for 15 minutes. Soak bean sprouts in cold water. Drain just before using.

2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, and fry until fragrant. Add the shrimp; cook and stir for about 3 minutes. Mix in the sugar, fish sauce and ketchup. Pour in the eggs, and stir for a minute. Add the noodles; stir-fry until they are coated with the sauce. Mix in half of the bean sprouts, and fry until soft.

3. Place on a serving plate. Set remaining bean sprouts, cilantro and lemon wedges on a separate plate to top individual servings as desired. Sprinkle the noodles with dried shrimp, peanuts, and chili powder. Top with green onion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Noodle
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Gourmet, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 682 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.8 mg70.6%

Sodium 595.2 mg24.8%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g35.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.4%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 26 g51.3%

Vitamin A 20.1% Vitamin C 24.2%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shrimp Fried Thai Noodles Recipe