Chinese glass noodle salad

Based on 63 ratings

“Holger knows this recipe from his years of study when the Chinese girlfriend of his roommate cooked it. It’s a family recipe and for us, it's the best glass noodle salad ever!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
200 g glass noodles
10 g cilantro
cucumber
red onion
2 cloves garlic
½ chili pepper
10 shrimp
4 tbsp toasted sesame oil
8 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp lemon juice
vegetable oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • vegetable peeler
  • scissors
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • large saucepan
  • colander
  • lemon press
  • large mixing bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
462
Protein
16 g
Fat
27 g
Carb
41 g
  • Step 1/4

    Chop cilantro. Peel cucumber, halve lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a spoon, and cut into slices. Peel red onion, cut in half, and thinly slice. Peel and finely chop garlic cloves. Finely slice or cut chili pepper with scissors or knife. Set aside.
    • 10 g cilantro
    • cucumber
    • red onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • ½ chili pepper
    • vegetable peeler
    • scissors
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Chop cilantro. Peel cucumber, halve lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a spoon, and cut into slices. Peel red onion, cut in half, and thinly slice. Peel and finely chop garlic cloves. Finely slice or cut chili pepper with scissors or knife. Set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Peel and devein shrimp, add to a frying pan, and sauté in vegetable oil over medium-high heat with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 2 – 4 min., until shrimp turn pink, then remove from heat and set aside.
    • 10 shrimp
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan

    Peel and devein shrimp, add to a frying pan, and sauté in vegetable oil over medium-high heat with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 2 – 4 min., until shrimp turn pink, then remove from heat and set aside.

  • Step 3/4

    Steep glass noodles, according to package instructions, in hot water for approx. 5 – 6 min. Drain glass noodles and briefly rinse under cold water.
    • 200 g glass noodles
    • large saucepan
    • colander

    Steep glass noodles, according to package instructions, in hot water for approx. 5 – 6 min. Drain glass noodles and briefly rinse under cold water.

  • Step 4/4

    In a large bowl, combine cucumber, onion, garlic, chili pepper, toasted sesame oil, fish sauce, and lemon juice and toss. Add drained glass noodles to bowl along with shrimp. Mix everything thoroughly together. If desired, add more lime juice, sesame oil, or fish sauce to taste. Top with chopped coriander, serve and enjoy!
    • 4 tbsp toasted sesame oil
    • 8 tbsp fish sauce
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • lemon press
    • large mixing bowl

    In a large bowl, combine cucumber, onion, garlic, chili pepper, toasted sesame oil, fish sauce, and lemon juice and toss. Add drained glass noodles to bowl along with shrimp. Mix everything thoroughly together. If desired, add more lime juice, sesame oil, or fish sauce to taste. Top with chopped coriander, serve and enjoy!