South-east Asian Noodles

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South-east Asian Noodles
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Health Score:
9,2 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
7 ounces Rice noodles
1 Cucumber (cut into thin strips)
1 carrot (cut into thin sticks)
2 shallots (thinly s liced)
2 ounces Bean sprout
3 red chile peppers (seeds removed and cut into rings)
6 tablespoons Nuoc Cham sauce
cilantro (shredded)
mint (shredded)
For the Nuoc Cham sauce
5 cloves garlic (chopped very finely)
5 red chile peppers (seeds removed and chopped very finely)
¼ cup Vietnamese Fish sauce
cup water
¼ cup Rice vinegar
¼ cup sugar
1 large lemon (juice)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Cook the noodles in boiling, salted water for 2 minutes. Drain, refresh in cold water and drain thoroughly. Set aside.
2.
Put the noodles, cucumber, carrots, Nuoc Cham sauce, shallots and chillies (reserve a few for the garnish) into a large bowl and mix. Serve on plates sprinkled with coriander and mint and the reserved chilli rings.
3.
For the sauce: put all the ingredients except the lemon juice into a pan and heat until very hot, but do not boil. Remove from the heat and leave to cool completely. Stir in the lemon juice when the sauce is cold.