Spicy Prawn and Vermicelli Hot Pot

Spicy Prawn and Vermicelli Hot Pot


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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

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

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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