prawn vermicelli soup

sopa de gambas y fideos de arroz ingr sopa de gambas y fideos de arroz

Serves 4

  • 400 gr prawns
  • 40 gr rice noodles (vermicelli)
  • 2 dried chillies
  • 4 lime leaves
  • 4 basil leaves
  • celery or coriander leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 spring onions
  • 2 cm fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ onion
  • 2 liters of water
  • oil
  • a pinch of white pepper

11 cocer vermicelli 18 vermicelli en boles 9 hacer vermicelli

Place a pot with water on medium-high heat. When it starts boiling, add vermicelli and let them cook for 2 minutes. Then, remove them from the heat and place them in a bowl with cold water. Then, drain them.

1 lavar hierbas

Wash lime, basil and celery (or coriander) leaves.

5 picar jengibre cebolla

Chop spring onions and ginger.

2 cocer cascara gambas 3 colar cascara gambas 6 hacer caldojpg

Peel the prawns and cook the shrimp shells in 1 liter of water. Drain it, pour the broth into the pot and add other liter of water. Add cinnamon stick, spring onions, ginger, 2 lime leaves, 2 basil leaves, sugar and salt. Simmer it for 30 minutes.

4 freir guindillas

Chop chillies and remove the seeds. Fry the chillies and set them aside.

8 partir cebolla juliana

Cut the onion into julienne slices and set it aside.

7 limpiar gambas

Clean the peeled prawns.

10 caldo 11 colar 12 caldo

Strain the broth and pour it into the pot. Let it cook on low heat.

13 añadir gambas

Add the prawns into the pot and let it cook 30 more seconds.

14 vermicelli 15 poner gambas 16 poner cebolla 18 echar pimienta sopa de gambas y fideos de arrozzz

Place the rice noodles in bowls. Put on prawns and onion. Pour the hot broth in the bowls and add ground pepper, celery, lime and basil leaves, fried chilli and a slice of lime.

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