I have to admit that I am totally fall in love with Rice Spaghetti Soup with Crab and Shrimp (Bánh Canh Tôm Cua). That is why my mom always cooks one of amazing Vietnamese Noodle Recipes like this one for me in every single weekend. The natural sweetness from crab and shrimps in broth is spectacular. And trust me; you will be me when you have a chance to eat it.
Rice Spaghetti Soup with Crab and Shrimp Recipe (Bánh Canh Tôm Cua)
The first time I ate this noodle was in Ben Thanh Market with mother. And from that day, I told her that: “Can you cook it for me, mom?”. Luckily, I have the best mother ever. Through her recipe, I will show it again for all you guys who loves this dish like me. When you are ready, please follow my instruction below and let us start cooking one of stunning Vietnamese Noodle Recipes right now.
1 big crab
300g silver shrimps
1 bowl tapioca starch
1 bowl rice starch
2 teaspoons annatto seeds
Salt, fish sauce, Magi’s stuff, spring onion, chili powder, purple onion
Step 1: Clean well crab, put into pot; cover carefully; cook until it is cooked. Separate meat and shell. Mix meat crab with ½ teaspoon salt + a little pepper.
Step 2: Peel off the cover of shrimps. Pull out the black lines on their backs. Clean and smash them.
Step 3: Pour tapioca starch + rice starch into big bowl, mix them with a little salt. Pour slowly hot water (250ml), use big spoon to stir well. If this mixture is too much water, add more tapioca starch.
Step 4: Use hands to knead mixture flour until it becomes soft and smooth. Use wood pestle to roll thinly.
Step 5: Use knife to cut into small and long pieces. Remember, you should cover a little tapioca starch around knife edge before cutting.
Step 6: Heat 2 teaspoons oil, add annatto seeds into pan and fry about 1 – 2 minutes. Throw away their seeds. Next, add sliced purple onion and fry until it is fragrant. Add shrimps and crab and fry about 3 – 4 minutes.
Step 7: Next, pour more 500ml water, cook until it boils. Add noodle into pot, season with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon fish sauce, ½ Magi’s stuff and cook until noodle is clear, season again to suit your flavor. Here is the important step to create one of stunning Vietnamese Noodle Recipes from us.
Finally, your dish is finished. Turn off the heat and add more sliced spring onion on face of food. I suggest you should eat when it is hot. If you love spices, you can add chili powder/sauté when eating. Add more some lime drops and Chinese sticks (quẩy) are perfect. Hope you satisfy with one of stunning Vietnamese Noodle Recipes and have a good appetite. Good Luck for your Cooking.