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thai shrimp w glass noodles in clay pot

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

This is called Goong Ob Woon Sen in Thailand. A delicious noodle dish in a clay pot. If you don't have a clay pot a dutch oven works too.

yield 2 -4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For thai shrimp w glass noodles in clay pot

  • 6 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro stems
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 16
    shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 8 oz
    glass noodles soaked in hot water for 20 minutes
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 tsp
    grated ginger
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 3
    scallions chopped
  • 8 oz
    asparagus tips about 2 inches in length
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • cilantro for garnish

How To Make thai shrimp w glass noodles in clay pot

  • 1
    For the shrimp Place the garlic, cilantro stems, and salt in a motar and pestal and pound these into a paste. Add the 1 tbsp of oil. Rub all over the outside of the shrimps. Set aside.
  • 2
    For the sauce. Mix the stock, oyster sauce, soy sauce, dark soy sauce, whiskey, sesame oil, ginger, and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • 3
    Preheat a 2 qt clay pot and add 2 tbsp. veg oil. Brown the shrimps on both sides working in batches. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  • 4
    Turn the heat up to high add the sauce and scallions. Bring to a boil. Drain the noodles and add them to the pot. Scatter the asparagus over the top and cover the pot and reduce heat to medium. Let cook 5 minutes. Add the shrimp on top and cook another 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Serve topped with fresh cilantro

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