Deliciously Easy Faux Pho/Oriental Cellophane Noodle Shrimp Soup

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Chop vegetables as directed above.
  • Soak the bean threads in very hot water in a sauce pan for four minutes. Place the pan on a burner and heat to just about boiling. Remove from heat.
  • In a medium sized soup pan, sautee the garlic, onion, carrots, and celery with salt to taste, until the onion is soft and the other vegetables are tender crisp. Add chicken broth, drained bean threads (cellophane noodles), shrimp, mushrooms with liquid, and bean sprouts.
  • Heat briefly until the shrimp is well cooked.
  • Serve each bowl topped with cilantro and green onion and the optional ingredients below.
  • HIGHLY Suggested but Optional: Bottle of red habanero sauce, plate of: lime wedges, fresh basil, and raw bean sprouts instead of the canned sprouts - serve the soup boiling hot and have each diner drop the fresh sprouts in their own bowl.
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