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Lemon Shrimp Bean Thread Vermicelli

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Serves 2 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 15–20 (total cook time)


1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp garlic, chopped
½ tsp sugar
Pinch crushed red peppers or Szechwan* pepper
4 oz bean thread noodles or vermicelli
10 shrimp, 16/20 count
1 tomato, diced
1 lemon
Salt to taste
White pepper to taste

Combine fish sauce, lemon juice, garlic, sugar, and red pepper. Bring to a boil.

Cook bean thread noodles or vermicelli until al dente.

Cook shrimp in a wok with tomato. Squeeze in lemon juice.

Add cooked noodles to shrimp.

Add sauce. Adjust seasoning with salt and white pepper.

Plate and serve.

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*SZECHWAN PEPPER; SZECHWAN (also SZECHUAN) [SEHCH-wahn, SEHCH-oo-ahn] - Native to the Szechwan province of China, this mildly hot spice comes from the prickly ash tree. Though not related to the peppercorn family, Szechwan berries resemble black peppercorns but contain a tiny seed.

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