IN THE SUMMER TIME

During summer time, you usually are craving something cool and refreshing to beat the heat. Apart from a tall refreshing glass of lemonade, a great dish to satisfy your hunger on hot summer days is a cold noodle dish!

Cold noodle soup

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Here is how you can prepare a mouth-watering and appetizing Cold noodle dish.

Ingredients –

 Noodle Dressing: -6 Tbsp. soy sauce

-4 Tbsp. sugar

-3 Tbsp. rice vinegar

-2 Tbsp. sesame oil

-2 Tbsp. water

-1 Tbsp. roasted white sesame seeds

-¼ tsp. grated ginger

-½ – 1 tsp. La-yu (is Japanese chili oil. It is used in Japanese-style Chinese food or commonly used as a condiment for gyoza or ramen. Homemade.)

For Shredded Egg Crepe

-2 eggs, beaten

-2 tsp. sugar

-¼ tsp. salt

-Oil

For toppings

-6 shrimps + 1 Tbsp. sake

-1 cucumber (1/3 English cucumber), Julienne

-1 iceberg lettuce, shredded

-½ tomato cut into wedges

-3-4 slices hams

-4-6 imitation crab sticks (or crab meat), shredded

-Kaiware radish sprouts (Kaiware are sprouted daikon radish seeds)

Noodles

-3 6-oz Asha noodles

Cooking instructions

  1. To prepare this cold noodle dish, first of all, you need, to begin with, the noodle dressing. Mix together the following ingredients: sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, grated ginger, white sesame seeds (roasted), La-yu, and water in a large bowl.
  2. Blend together the ingredients effectively and then place in the fridge.
  3. The next step is to prepare the thin egg crepe. Beat eggs and mix sugar and salt and then pour into it a heated pan with oil.
  4. Cook the egg crepe on both sides over medium flame. Once cooked let it cool down and then cut into thin strips.
  5. After that, boil water in a pot and add the shrimp and 1 tablespoon of sake in it and allow it cook. Once the color of the shrimp begins to change pink turn off the flame.
  6. Remove the shrimp from the water and allow them to cool after adding them to a plate.
  7. Next, shred lettuce, cucumber, and crab and cut the tomato into wedges.
  8. Once you are done cutting the toppings, prepare a new pot with water and bring to a boil.
  9. Add noodles in the pan and let them cook. Once they are cooked drain the water and rinse in ice-cold water.
  10. Lastly, combine all ingredients and top with dressing.

During the summers you can serve this dish at any time of the day! This dish can be easily and quickly prepared on any budget.

In short, it is truly an easy-to-cook dish, that tastes delicious.

 

*/This recipe has been shared by Maria Simpson. /*