Ingredients for 2 people

  • 40 g glass noodles
  • 7 pieces of dry shrimps
  • 1 red chili
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-2 stalks of Chinese celery
  • 8 tiger shrimps
  • roasted peanuts (to garnish)

for the dressing

  • 2 Tsp fish sauce
  • 2.5 Tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp sugar                                      whisk all ingredients together till completely dissolved.


soak the glass noodles into room temperature water for about 15-20 minutes, or till soft and clear.

soak the dry shrimps into room temperature water for about 10 minutes. pound them in a terra-cotta mortar together with the chili until completely shredded and put it in a separate bowl.

cut the celery (stalk + leaves) lengthwise and then into about 3 cm pieces and add them into the bowl together with your onions and tomatoes.

blanche shrimps in a frying pan for a couple of minutes and add the into the bowl.

cook noodles into boiling water for about 1-2 minutes.

put the noodles on the vegetables and shrimps, then pour the dressing on top. give it a good stir and leave the noodles to rest for about 10 minutes.

serve with some crashed roasted peanuts.

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