Mixed Seafood in Bird’s Nest (Crispy Noodles)

 

Mixed Seafood in Bird's Nest (Crispy Noodles)

Ingredients:

•6 Raw King Prawns
•6 Scallops
•100g Monkfish fillet (diced)
•6 Squid/Mussels
•100g Thin Egg Noodles
•2 Stalks of Celery (sliced)
•1/2 Carrot (sliced)
•1 Tin of Water chestnuts
•2 Cloves of Garlic (finely chopped)
•1 tbsp of Yellow bean sauce
•1 tsp of Chilli Bean Paste
•100g Roast Cashew nuts (optional)
•1 slice of Iceberg Lettuce


To make crispy noodles bird’s nest:

1. If using dry noodles soak noodles in boiling hot water for 5 mins, drain and cool down.
2. Add 1 tbsp of cornflour and mix well.
3. Heat 1 pint of oil in wok to hot.
4. Place noodles evenly in an 8 inch sieve and press another sieve on top to form the bird’s nest shape.
5. Deep-fry the noodles in the oil for 1 min, until crispy. Then remove away from the sieve and fry for further 1 min. Drain oil and place on dish.


Cooking:

1.Mix 1 tbsp of Yellow bean sauce, 1 tsp of chilli bean paste, 1 tbsp of light soy sauce, 1 tsp of sugar, 1 tsp of sesame oil in a bowl for later use.
2.Marinate mixed seafood with: 1 tsp of salt, 1 tbsp of cornflour, ½ tsp of white pepper, 1 tsp of sesame oil.
3.Add 1 pint of boiling water in wok. Then blanch seafood for 1 min. Drain water.
4.Heat 2 tbsp of cooking oil in wok.
5.Add chopped vegetable, garlic and 1 tbsp of Shaoshing Wine. Stir-fry for 2 mins.
6.Add seafood and pre-mixed sauce and stir-fry for 2 mins.
7.Add cashew nuts (optional).
8.Place the large piece of Iceberg Lettuce of bird’s nest.
9.Serve seafood on bird’s nest.

Ready to Serve