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Crabmeat Tomato Sauce Noodles Recipe

Crabmeat Tomato Sauce Noodles Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 250 g (2 cups) cooked crabmeat
    • 2–3 eggs, beaten
    • 3 tablespoons dried shrimp paste
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
    • 3 tablespoons oil
    • 5 shallots, minced
    • 4 tomatoes, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 2 liters (8 cups) soup stock
    • 250 g (8 oz) dried rice vermicelli, soaked for 5 minutes and drained
    • 150 g (3 cups) bean sprouts
    • 3 spring onions, chopped
    • 2 lemons, sliced into wedges
    • Vietnamese Herb Accompaniments

Method :

    1. Mix the crabmeat with the eggs, dried shrimp paste, finely minced garlic, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Set aside.
    2. Heat the oil in a pot and fry the shallots until light brown and fragrant. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, fish sauce and stock and bring to a boil.
    3. Spoon the crabmeat mixture into the stock. Cook until the crabmeat mixture is slightly firm and floats to the surface.
    4. Divide the noodles into serving bowls and ladle the stock and crabmeat mixture over them. Top with the bean sprouts and garnish with spring onions. Serve hot with lemon wedges and Vietnamese Herb Accompaniments on the side.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 25 mins