Shrimp and pork noodle soup, also known as “hu tieu,” is a traditional Vietnamese dish that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. It is a popular dish, especially in southern Vietnam. Here’s a simple and tasty recipe for making shrimp and pork noodle soup.
- 300g of “hu tieu” noodles (or pho noodles)
- 150g of fresh shrimp
- 150g of pork
- 1 purple onion
- 1 white onion
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 eggs
- 1 bunch of Chinese celery
- 1 bunch of scallions
- 1 chili pepper (optional)
- 2 tablespoons of cooking oil
- 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
- 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- Salt, pepper, and fish sauce
- Step 1: Finely chop the onions, garlic, and Chinese celery.
- Step 2: Rinse the pork and cut it into thin, 3cm long pieces. Peel and devein the shrimp.
- Step 3: Heat 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in a pan and sauté the onions and garlic until fragrant.
- Step 4: Add the pork to the pan and stir for 1 minute, then add the shrimp and stir for another minute.
- Step 5: Add 1.5 liters of water to a pot and bring to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce and stir.
- Step 6: Add the sautéed pork and shrimp to the pot, along with 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and a sprinkle of pepper.
- Step 7: Boil the soup for about 5 minutes, and adjust the seasoning to taste.
- Step 8: Add the noodles to the pot and cook for about 1 minute until they are soft.
- Step 9: Crack the eggs into a bowl and beat them. Pour the eggs into the pot and stir.
- Step 10: Serve the soup hot, topped with chopped scallions, Chinese celery, and a few slices of chili pepper (optional). Enjoy!