Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Rebecca's Rice Vermicilli with Spicy Peanuts

So this was yesterdays invention didn't have many ingredients and leaving Friday! so made it up as I went along but it was actually pretty tasty. On my trip to Williamsburg with Mum and Dad I got hubby some New Orleans spicy Virginia peanuts that I crushed and garnished with it.


  • 1 cup of frozen shrimp
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • one pack of rice vermicelli (mostly used for Pho)
  • one small zucchini chopped
  • one small yellow squash chopped
  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon sake
  • one teaspoon of sugar
  • one tablespoon of peanut sauce
  • one tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • one tablespoon of mirin

  1. heat a little canola oil and stir fry the onion, pepper, garlic (ginger would have been great didn't have any) squash and zucchini for 5 minutes
  2. scramble the eggs into the mixture then add the shrimp keep stirring on medium heat for about 10 min
  3. meanwhile cook the noodles these took a good 12 minutes drain and rinse then add to the pot
  4. garnish with spicy peanuts

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  1. looks like it has a little of everything in it. I love this colorfully splendid vermicelli dish with assorted veggies and shrimp. Looks Yum!
    Hey have fun in Turkey. Take plenty of photos. Come back safe and sound with plenty of tales.

  2. Fantastic spicy invention with peanuts - it seems vermicelli with an Asian style :)



  3. This sounds so yummy! I love the sauce and the spicy Virginia peanuts here!

  4. Yummy - that looks and sounds delicious! Hope you have a fabulous trip:)

  5. Well you know how I feel about peanut sauce! Yum.

  6. So healthy and terrific, but the peanuts take it to a whole new place! GREG

  7. i love added peanuts to my dishes too..looks so good..

  8. very similar to Asian style of noodle, sound delicious.

  9. Lovely dish. I can have this dish any time especially with all those crunchy peanuts on top.

  10. Yum, yum! To use the flavoured nuts for cooking is a good idea indeed. Von voyage :)

  11. I love this one ~ so appetizing and all in one pot.
    Have fun in Turkey!

  12. You sure know how to invent a dish, Rebecca! Love the peanuts and the Asian sauce.
    Have a lovely trip!

  13. You may come here and "invent" any time. All those goodly vegetables, the spicy peanuts - packed with flavors. And easy on the eyes.

  14. Hey dear,
    About the Grapefruit squares, please go ahead and feature it. I would only be too happy.
    As a FYI, it is an adapted version. So all the credit doesn't go to me alone.
    And yes, have fun in Turkey. Be sure to try a dish called "Borek" that is made with authentic Yufka leaves(A pastry leaf similar to Phyllo) and also made-from-scratch "Gozleme"

  15. cool lassie: thanks and of course I will share snaps lol
    Gera: thanks he he love inventing
    5 star foodie thanks smiles
    Stephanie thanks very kind of you
    Joanne he he got to love peanut sauce
    Greg:aw thanks
    mimi smiles
    Sushma clever minds think alike
    Sonia oh I am on the right track then
    Mary oh thanks
    the lacquer spoon will have tea in England and think of u
    Anncoo thanks
    Barbara smiles

  16. Claudia he he you make me smile
    Cool Lassie oh thanks for the tips appreciate it


  17. Anything with the words, spicy....peanuts....shrimp...garlic is right up my alley! Another perfect dish for this time of year! (FYI-off to my moms 2day - maybe I'll get the meatloaf recipe & tips!)

  18. Hmm very creative and very healthy!!

  19. I love ANY savory dish with peanuts! Looks fabulous.

  20. Oh i just had some rice vermicilli last night. Spicy peanuts sound so good with it. YuM!

  21. This looks so tasty Rebecca! Love the peanuts on top.

  22. Delicious Spicy and colorful...loved your neat presentation.

  23. design wine and dine: have fun at your mums love forward to seeing the meatloaf on your blog lol
    Ruth thanks lol
    Gina thanks so much
    Sook thanks
    Reeni aw thanks
    Parad thanks for stopping by

  24. i never saw this food , it looks good delicious food,

    a cool recipe

  25. This looks delicious--love those spicy peanuts and all the veggies too.

    Have a safe flight and a wonderful trip! ;-)

  26. Man love that dish!
    And the nuts are good for you!

  27. I think those spicy peanuts are fantastic on the rice!

  28. I just love the flavors in this my goodness what a change in pace love it!

  29. knk thanks and thanks for stopping by
    Deb thanks so so much
    Peachkins aw thanks
    Doc oh thats right lol
    Kim oh they were I should use nuts more often
    pegasuslegand thanks

  30. I want this now. I am printing the recipe and making it without the shrimp and oyster sauce (not kosher). It looks just too good.

    I can't wait. Thanks Rebecca.

  31. I love peanuts on vermicilli. The crunch does wonders to my appetite.



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