Shrimp rice noodles stir fry recipe inspired from Thai Pad See Ew, wide rice noodles are briefly stir fried with shrimp, veggies and a spicy sauce, flavorful, delicious and gluten free!
This shrimp and rice noodles is a gluten free recipe.
A note about the rice noodles, for this recipe I chose to use the large ones, those I like best. Read carefully the cooking instructions on the pack as mine were to be soaked in water for an hour than cooked in a large volume of boiling water for 4 minutes! This is a Thai inspired recipe, my favorite cuisine. I just sauteed a few bamboo shoots, shiitake mushrooms and shrimp, made a delicious sauce and assembled with the rice noodles.
This stir fry is a delicious and versatile dish, budget friendly, you can make it with the vegetables you have on hand, zucchini, cabbage, bean sprouts, etc. It can also be made with pork, chicken or tofu.
Personally, I always prefer to use raw shrimps, whether fresh or frozen, as I like the flavor and texture better but feel free to use cooked shrimps.
18 oz. (500 g.) raw shrimp, shelled
Rice Noodles/Rice Sticks:
10.5 oz. (300 g.) large rice noodles/rice sticks, cooked according to instructions on the pack
1 clove Garlic, thinly chopped
6 shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded, chopped
1/2 cup (70 g.) canned bamboo shoots
1 Thai chili, seeded and chopped or 1 tbsp. Sweet Chili Sauce
Juice of 1 lime
4 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. fish sauce
1 tsp sugar
Some vegetable oil for cooking
Into a wok or large frying pan, heat some vegetable oil on medium/high heat, add the raw shrimp, cook until they just barely turn orange on each side, remove from the pan and set aside
Add the chopped garlic, shiitake mushrooms and bamboo shoots, sautéed about 3 minutes without burning the garlic
Into a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the sauce and pour on the vegetables, bring to boil, if you want more sauce add 1/4 or 1/3 cup of water and cook to reduce to your liking, taste and adjust seasoning
Add the cooked rice noodles and shrimp, mix just to re-heat
Sprinkle with sesame seeds
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