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Recipe of spicy Noodles Sweet Bordeaux
Recipe of spicy Noodles Sweet Bordeaux

November 2, 2016

Spicy Chinese noodles with lime marinated shrimps

  • Recipe for 2 people
  • Preparation: 20 minutes
  • Cooking: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 200g (0.45 lbs) Chinese noodles
  • 10 fresh and peeled shrimps
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 small red chilli
  • 1 lime
  • Fresh ginger
  • 1 green pepper
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Fresh cilantro (coriander) leaves
  • Smoked paprika
  • Espelette chilli
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Recipe:

Shrimp marinade

  • In a bowl, place the peeled shrimps.
  • Pour 5 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice, salt and 2 or 3 pinches of Espelette chilli. Mix well.
  • Keep in the refrigerator for about 40 minutes.

Preparation of the vegetables

  • Peel the cucumber and carrot. Cut into ribbons using the peeler.
  • Peel and grate the ginger.
  • Cut the red pepper and green pepper in half, remove seeds and chop finely.
  • Wash and chop the basil leaves.

Cooking the noodles and dressing

  • In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Dip the noodles in boiling water and cook for the time indicated on the package.
  • Drain the noodles and rinse under cold water. Keep aside.
  • In a hot pan, place the marinated shrimps and the marinade.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Add the cooked noodles and sprinkle with smoked paprika.
  • Transfer the carrot ribbons and cucumber over the noodles.
  • Add the sliced green pepper and red pepper, the grated ginger and finally the chopped basil.
  • Mix well in the pan.
  • Serve in soup bowls or plates. Add small coriander leaves to complete the dressing. Serve hot with chopsticks!

Serve with a glass of Sweet Bordeaux: Barsac or Sainte-Croix-du-Mont.

Enjoy!