*  Exported from  MasterCook  Buster  *
 
                        Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad
 
 Recipe By     : ChannelA: Asia on line
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          cooked rice noodles
    1                    cucumber -- peeled
                         and cut into small chunks
      1/4  cup           bean sprouts
      1/4  cup           shredded lettuce
    6      large         cooked shrimp -- peeled and deveined
                         and sliced in-half
    1      cup           nuoc cham
 
 Nouc Cham: 3 tablespoons fish sauce 4 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/3 cup warm
 water 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 chili, cut into tiny chunks 1 clove garlic,
 chopped 1/4 lime, juiced
 
 1. Mix nouc cham ingredients together in a small bowl. Refrigerate for at
 least an hour before using.
 
 2. To cook the rice noodles, soak them in boiling water for about 3 minutes.
 
 3. To cook the shrimp, boil it until just pink (minutes, if that long).
 Hold under ice cold water to stop the cooking process.
 
 4. This salad is made in layers. For each serving, place cucumbers on
 bottom, then lettuce and bean sprouts. Next layer rice noodles, then
 shrimp. Spoon nouc cham on top.
 
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