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Steamed Shrimp with Bean Vermicelli in Clay Pot

 

Steamed Shrimp with Bean Vermicelli in Clay Pot

Ingredients (serves 2 persons)
Lobo Potted Seafood Seasoning Paste 1 packet
Bean vermicelli 100 g (3.5 oz)
Lard or bacon 100 g (3.5 oz)
(or) vegetable oil 3 tablespoons
Shrimps 300 g (10.5 oz)
Chopped Chinese celery 2-3 stems

Preparation


A specialty in luxury Chinese restaurants. A scrumptious one-pot seafood dish with subtle Chinese herbs and spices. And it’s LOBO way.

  • Wash shrimps thoroughly and devein.
  • Soak bean vermicelli in water until soft.
  • Chop into shorter strings and mix with other ingredients.
  • Slice lard or bacon into 10-15 pieces, and lay them across the pot bottom.
  • Vegetable oil may be used as a substitute for lard.
  • Place Chinese celery, vermicelli and shrimps into pot.
  • Close lid and set pot on low heat for 15-20 minutes. Serve hot.


Tips

  • Do not steam shrimps too long, or they will become overcooked.
  • Serve it with Lobo Thai seafood dipping sauce to enhance the taste (optional).
  • Besides shrimps, this Potted Seafood Seasoning Paste can be used with crab, mussels or scallops separately or as a mixture.
  • Ceramic and stainless steel pots can be used if a clay pot is not available.