Shrimps Soup Noodles Recipe

(Mah Mee Recipe)

Shrimps Soup Noodles Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 5-6

500 g (1 lb)

1 tablespoon

4 cups

1 1/2 teaspoon

2 cups

250 g (8 oz)

250 g (8 oz)

1 tablespoon

3 cloves

1/2 teaspoon

125 g (4 oz)

1 teaspoon

90 g (3 1/4 oz)

1/2 cup

1

Raw shrimps

Peanut oil

Water

Salt

Chicken stock

Barbecued pork

Bean sprouts

Sesame oil

Garlic, finely grated

Finely grated fresh ginger

Fine egg noodles

Five spice powder

Canned crab meat

Finely chopped spring onions

Small cucumber, peeled and diced

Method :
  • Shell and de-vein the shrimps.

  • Wash shrimp shells and heads thoroughly, drain.

  • Heat peanut oil in a saucepan and fry heads and shells over a high heat until they turn pink.

  • Add water and salt, cover and cook for 20 minutes. Strain. (if liked, the shrimp heads and a little of the stock can be blended for a few seconds in an electric blender, then passed through a fine strainer and the liquid added to the shrimp stock. This results in a more flavorsome soup).

  • Combine shrimp and chicken stocks.

  • Cut barbecued pork into thin slices.

  • Wash and drain bean sprouts.

  • Heat sesame oil and gently fry garlic and ginger.

  • When starting to brown add stock and shrimps.

  • Bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Add pork, bean sprouts and five spice powder, simmer for 2 minutes and serve in a large bowl, garnished with crab meat, spring onions and cucumber.

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