Spicy Prawn and Vermicelli Hot Pot

    Spicy Prawn and Vermicelli Hot Pot

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    38min


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    About this recipe: A perfect Chinese dish for the winter. Prawns are stir-fried with garlic and onion, then simmered with rice vermicelli and chicken stock. Add more chilli oil at the end, if you prefer your food spicy.

    tonytsang Quebec, Canada

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 15 prawns, shelled and deveined
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
    • 1 medium onion, sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 80g dry rice vermicelli, soaked and cut into half
    • 100ml chicken stock
    • 250ml water
    • 1 teaspoon chilli oil

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:13min  ›  Extra time:10min marinating  ›  Ready in:38min 

    1. Season prawns with salt, pepper and cornflour. Let sit for 10 minutes.
    2. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the prawns until cooked, about 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.
    3. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the garlic until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Add the onion and salt; cook until soft, 3-4 minutes.
    4. Stir in the prawns and mix well. Add the vermicelli, chicken stock, water and chilli oil. Heat through for 1 minutes. Adjust the seasoning accordingly and simmer for 2 minutes.

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