Taiwanese Danzai Noodle Soup

of Fujian origins, Danzai noodle soup is a popular snack food in Taiwan. While simple, made from a single shrimp on top of hearty minced pork sauce, the noodle soup is so loved that many restaurants focus on serving only this dish on their menu.

Ingredients:

6 large shrimps with heads and shells

6 cups of Simple Pork Soup Stock

1 pound of Asian egg noodles

1 cup of Pork Sauce

2 scallions, trimmed and finely chopped

rice vinegar to taste

Directions:

Peel and devein the shrimps. Remove the heads and set aside to place in a pot. Cover with stock and bring it to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook in simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes. Remove the shells with a slotted spoon. Drop in the shrimps and boil until firm and fully cooked about 2 minutes. Transfer from the soup with a slotted spoon and set aside.

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Boil the noodles according to the package instructions and drain. In a separate pot, warm up the  pork sauce. Divide the noodles among 6 serving bowls. Top each bowl of noodles with a spoonful of pork sauce and one shrimp. Ladle in the soup. Sprinkle on scallions and drizzle a couple drops of vinegar to taste. Ready to serve.

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Taiwanese Danzai Noodles

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of Fujian origins, Danzai noodle soup is a popular snack food in Taiwan. While simple, made from a single shrimp on top of hearty minced pork sauce, the noodle soup is so loved that many restaurants focus on serving only this dish on their menu.


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Ingredients

6 large shrimps with heads and shells
6 cups of Simple Pork Soup Stock
1 pound of Asian egg noodles
1 cup of Pork Sauce
2 scallions, trimmed and finely chopped
rice vinegar to taste

Directions

1. Peel and devein the shrimps. Remove the heads and set aside to place in a pot. Cover with stock and bring it to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook in simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes. Remove the shells with a slotted spoon. Drop in the shrimps and boil until firm and fully cooked about 2 minutes. Transfer from the soup with a slotted spoon and set aside.
2. Boil the noodles according to the package instructions and drain. In a separate pot, warm up the pork sauce. Divide the noodles among 6 serving bowls. Top each bowl of noodles with a spoonful of pork sauce and one shrimp. Ladle in the soup. Sprinkle on scallions and drizzle a couple drops of vinegar to taste. Ready to serve.

 

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