Sesame Shrimp With Rice Noodles

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

The crunchy texture of sesame shrimp pairs so well with the rice noodles topped with tomato and honey sauce. Garlic, sesame seeds, and five-spice powder go sing their own special flavor. So, if you are jonesing for an Asian-inspired dish, pull up a chair, because you’re definitely invited to the table.

Ingredients Needed for Sesame Shrimp With Rice Noodles

8 ounces of rice noodles
2 cups of boiled water
2 egg yolks, whisked
2 tablespoons of water
½ cup white sesame seeds
2 tablespoons of flour
1 tablespoon five-spice powder
7 ounces of shrimp
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves
¼ cup tomato juice
2 tablespoons of honey
spring onion for garnishing, chopped

How to Cook Sesame Shrimp With Rice Noodles

  1. Add the noodles to a bowl and submerge them in boiled water. Let them soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the yolks and the two tablespoons of water to a small bowl and whisk.
  3. Add the sesame seeds, flour, and five-spice powder to another bowl, season with salt and pepper, and mix.
  4. Cover the shrimp with yolk and spiced sesame-flour mixture.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat and fry the shrimp on both sides until golden brown. Set aside.
  6. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over low heat, cook and stir the crushed garlic for 30 seconds, then add the tomato juice and honey. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Serve the shrimp with the noodles, topped with tomato and honey sauce and garnished with spring onion.

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