Vietnamese Salt and Pepper Shrimp Rice Noodle Bowl

Vietnamese Salt And Pepper Shrimp Rice Noodle Bowl Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lynette !

By
@breezermom

This dish is also known as Bun Tom Xao. To keep the noodles from sticking too much after they are cooked, invert a small bowl in the bottom of the colander for the noodles to drape over.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

5 oz
uncooked rice vermicelli noodles
1/2 c
lukewarm water
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/4 c
fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp
rice vinegar
5 tsp
fish sauce
2
serrano chiles, thinly sliced
4 c
green leaf lettuce, cut in 1/4 inch slices
3 c
pickling cucumbers (kirby), seeded and cut into diagonally cut slices (about 2)
1/4 c
cilantro leaves
1/4 c
thai basil leaves, torn
1/4 c
mint leaves, torn
2 tsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
dark brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
white pepper
1 lb
fresh large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbsp
canola oil, divided
1/3 c
green onion, thinly sliced
3 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1/2 c
unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

How to Make Vietnamese Salt and Pepper Shrimp Rice Noodle Bowl

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook rice vermicelli noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2Combine 1/2 cup lukewarm water and granulated sugar in a medium bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lime juice, vinegar, fish sauce, and chiles; set aside.
  • 3Combine lettuce, cucumber, and herbs; set aside.
  • 4Combine cornstarch, brown sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; stir until. well combined. Add the shrimp; toss to coat.
  • 5Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, and swirl to coat. Add half of the shrimp; cook for 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are seared. Remove from the pan. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to wok; repeat procedure with the remaining shrimp. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to wok; swirl to coat. Add onions and garlic; stir fry 30 seconds. Return shrimp to the pan; stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • 6Arrange about 1 cup lettuce mixture in each of 4 large bowls; and top each serving with about 1 cup noodles and 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts. Divide the shrimp evenly among the servings, and serve each with 1/4 cup sauce. (from step 2)

Printable Recipe Card

About Vietnamese Salt and Pepper Shrimp Rice Noodle Bowl

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Vietnamese




Leave a Comment

20 Slurp-worthy Spaghetti Recipes

20 Slurp-Worthy Spaghetti Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We give you complete permission to slurp up these yummy spaghetti recipes!

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

19 Delicious Pasta Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Having guests over and not sure what to make? Try pasta! It's versatile and always a crowd favorite. Try one of these 19 delicious pasta recipes and by the end...

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make At Home

Restaurant Favorite Pasta Recipes You Can Make at Home

Kitchen Crew

There is an Italian restaurant in my neighborhood that I absolutely love. When it first opened, I became a regular. Maybe too regular... After one meal I realized that I...