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Pasta Baskets With Vegetables

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Ingredients
  Dried vermicelli 1⁄4 Pound
  Olive oil 1 Dash
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For filling
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Baby corn 16
  Snow peas 1⁄4 Pound
  Carrots 2 , thinly sliced
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Toasted sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large saucepan bring water to a boil.
2. Add vermicelli and a dash of olive oil and boil for about 5 minutes until tender-crisp.
3. Drain well in a strainer and set aside.

MAKING
4. To make the filling, in a medium skillet heat the sesame oil
5. Add and sauté garlic till soft and lightly browned.
6. Tip in corn, snow peas, and carrots, and sauté for about 5 minutes, until tender-crisp.
7. Add soy sauce and sesame seeds and stir fry another few minutes.
8. Take off heat and keep warm.
9. To make the nests, in a deep frying pan or deep fat fryer heat enough oil.
10. Spoon 1/4 of cooked vermicelli into a small metal basket with long handles.
11. When oil is hot and bubbly, fry each nest for 3 to 5 minutes until vermicelli is golden.
12. Remove bird's nest from basket, using a fork, onto paper towels and let drain
13. Make three more baskets.

SERVING
14. Arrange vermicelli nests on individual serving plates.
15. Spoon the filling into them and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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