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Serves 4

  • 300 gr rice noodles (tagliatelle)
  • 12-16 large shrimp
  • 120 gr soybean sprouts
  • 1 or 2 limes
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 to 6 shallots (or half onion)
  • 4 or 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 spring onions
  • 200 gr hard tofu
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • oil
  • salt
  • coriander
  • 150 gr peanuts and cashews nuts

For tamarind sauce:

  • 15 tamarind pods (around 150 gr tamarind paste)
  • 1 glass water
  • 180 gr palm sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 50 ml fish sauce
  • 50 ml oyster sauce

1 tallarines a remojo 1 ya escurridos       

Place the noodles to soak in warm water for 15 minutes. Then, strain them and reserve them.

2 pulpa tamarindo 3 poner en bol 4 diluir en agua 4 ya diluido 4 luego colar 4 ya salsa

Prepare tamarind sauce. To do this, extract the tamarind paste and place it in a pot with sugar, water, fish sauce and oyster sauce. Heat it on medium heat, stirring frequently, until the sauce is reduced (about 15 minutes). Strain it to remove seeds and fibers.

5 triturar cacahuetes y anacardos 5 ya triturados

Crush peanuts and cashew nuts.

6 trocear tofu 7 freir tofu 7 ya frito

Dice the tofu and fry it in a pan with a little oil until it is golden.

8 lavar soja

Wash soybean sprouts.

10 pelar gambas menos cola

Peel and clean the prawns, keeping tails shell.

14 zumo lima

Squeeze the lime.

11 picar verduras 12 rehogar verduras 13 añadir tofu y gambas 15 añadir salsa 16 añadir tallarines 17 remover 18 añadir soja y especias

Chop spring onions, shallots and garlic, and sauteé them in a wok or frying pan with a little oil on medium-high heat. Add prawns, tofu, tamarind sauce, tagliatelle, soybean sprouts, cayenne and lime juice. Stir it.

19 batir huevo 20 añadir huevo 21 mezclar huevo 22 mezclar

Beat the eggs and scramble them aside. When they are cooked, mix them with the other ingredients.

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Serve the noodles with cilantro, lime wedges, peanuts and cashew nuts.

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