Friday, June 3, 2011

Curried Noodles with Shrimp and Sliced Mushrooms

One of my birthday presents to John was a cook book full of curries, which he loves to cook with.  

This was the first recipe we decided to try.


1 tbsp vegetable or peanut oil
3 shallots, chopped
1 fresh red chili, seeded and chopped
2 tbsp Red Curry paste
1 lemon grass stalk
8 oz cooked and shelled shrimp
1 pkg fresh sliced mushrooms
2 tbsp Thai fish sauce
2 tbsp Tamari soy sauce
8 oz fresh egg noodles, or linguine
chopped cilantro for garnish

Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok.  Add the shallots and chili and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.  Add the Thai Red curry paste and lemon grass and stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes.

Add the shrimp, mushrooms. fish sauce, and Tamari and stir to mix well.

Meanwhile, cook the noodles in boiling water for 3-4 minutes, drain, and transfer to warm plates.  Top with stir-fry mixture.  Sprinkle cilantro garnish and serve immediately.

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