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Preparation Time - 15 Minutes
Preparation Method - Stove Top


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Be sure to glove your hands when handling Annatto Seeds. They stain everything, which is what makes them a great natural food coloring.

Ingredients are for 2 Servings
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Ingredients:
Qty Unit Ingredient
8 ounces Rice noodles
1 tablespoon Annatto Seeds
1 cup Shrimp Juice
2 tablespoons Fish Sauce
2 1/2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1/4 cup Water
1 part Vegetable Oil » for frying
3 cloves Garlic » chopped, fried
1/2 pound Shrimp » shelled, fried
3/4 cup Chicharrons » finely crushed
2 tablespoons Green Onions » chopped
2 medium Eggs » hard-boiled
1 medium Lemon » wedges
1 pinch Salt » to taste
1 dash Black Pepper » to taste
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
15 Minutes 50 Minutes 1 hour 5 minutes
Directions:

- Mix the cornstarch with water to make a slurry. Set aside.
- Your cooking will be done in one saucepan, which will flavor the entire dish.

1. Soak the Rice noodles in boiling water for 20 minutes or until softened. Drain well. Set aside.

2. In a bowl, cover the Annatto Seeds with water and let soak for 20 minutes. Roll the seeds with your gloved fingers until you extract the color you desire. Discard the seeds. Set aside.

3. Heat a saucepan with oil until the oil shimmers.

4. Add the garlic and fry until slightly brown.

5. Add the shrimp and fry until the shrimp turns pink.

6. Remove from the saucepan and set aside.

7. Add Annatto Water and shrimp juice to the saucepan.

8. Season with fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste.

9. Stir in the cornstarch mixture to thicken the sauce stirring continuously.

10. Plate the noodles and pour over the sauce.

11. Sprinkle with fried shrimp, chicharrons, fried garlic, green onions.

12. Arrange sliced eggs on top and lemon wedges on the side.

13. Enjoy!

Submitted by Lori B. | May 16th, 2024 See all of Lori B.'s Recipes.

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@Lori B. | May 16th, 2024
Be sure to glove your hands when handling Annatto Seeds. They stain everything, which is what makes them a great natural food coloring.

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