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Yam Woon Sen – Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

Yam Woon Sen - Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

Yam Woon Sen – Glass Noodle Salad Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 4 oz (100 g) dried glass noodles (cellophane or bean thread noodles), soaked in warm water for 15 minutes, drained and cut into sections
  • 1 chicken breast (12 oz/ 375 g), poached and shredded
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimps, soaked in warm water for 5 minutes, drained and lightly pounded or processed
  • 1/2 stalk Chinese celery, chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, coarsely grated
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion or shallots
  • 1 cup (110 g) beansprouts, raw or lightly blanched 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig coriander leaves (cilantro), roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup (10 g) fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1-2 chillies, seeded and coarsely chopped or pounded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts

Method :

  1. Blanch the glass noodles, remove from the saucepan, and rinse under cold water until cool. Drain thoroughly.
  2. Place the noodles in a mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients except the peanuts. Stir to combine well. Arrange on a serving platter and garnish with the peanuts.

Serves 4
Preparation time : 20
mins Cooking time : 15 mins

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Source :
Authentic Recipes from Thailand
by Sven Krauss, Laurent Ganguillet and Vira Sanguanwong
photo by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
introduction by William Warren

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