Rice noodles cooked very quickly, while easily turning to mush with excessive treatment, so you should know how to properly cook.
How to cook rice noodles
To prepare rice noodles as independent dishes and as an ingredient in more complex dishes besides the noodles need water and (optional) sesame oil.
If you want to prepare rice noodles to use for cooking other hot dishes, you should soak it in warm water. This means that you can partially cook the noodles, it will be soft outside but firm inside. Soaking in warm water is also suitable for adding rice noodles to the soup, however, is suitable for soups and dry noodles, no pre-soaking.
You should place the noodles in a large bowl and cover with water. It should be warm to the touch, but not hot. After seven to ten minutes in warm water, the noodles will start to separate, that means it's time to drain the water. Then you need to rinse it in cold water, this will stop the process of disintegration.
The thus prepared noodles can be added to stir-fry, soup and other dishes.
Not to let the noodles dry, you can mix it with a small amount of sesame oil.
Soak rice noodles
Soaking in boiling water is suitable, if you plan to use rice noodles in any of the cold dishes, for example salads. To use hot water, it is also possible to prepare flat noodle, which is used for wrapping.
In this case, a bowl with noodles, pour on the boiling water. In contrast to the more usual wheat noodles, rice noodles do not need to boil in water enough to fill with hot water and leave to soak. The noodles are fully cooked for seven to ten minutes, but if you plan to use it in another dish, it should be drained early, as soon as the noodles start to separate, and then mix it with sesame oil.
Rice noodles with Turkey meat
Rice noodles can be used for the preparation of a huge number of salads, soups and hot dishes. One of the easiest and quick recipes dishes is fillet of Turkey with noodles: a minimum of ingredients, preparation steps and a great result.
For cooking Turkey fillet with rice noodles you will need:
1. Turkey fillet – 400 g;
2. bell pepper – 1;
3. carrots – 1;
4. onion – 1 goal;
5. ginger – the root length of 1.5 – 2 cm;
6. soy sauce – 4 tbsp;
7. vegetable oil
Turkey fillet cut into cubes and fry until cooked in vegetable oil. Onion cut into half rings and fry. Bell pepper cut into strips, add to onions, carrots to RUB on a grater, add to the pan, fry the vegetables until tender.
At the same time, pour the rice noodles in warm water for ten minutes, stirring continuously, until it starts to separate.
If the meat is done, place it to the vegetables, mix gently, add the noodles. Everything is evenly mixed. The root of the ginger RUB on a small grater and add to the pan. Add soy sauce, mix well.Fry for another five minutes.
It should be noted that rice noodles is an extremely delicate product, it is better to treat her with caution, not to unwittingly break. Fresh rice noodles are soft, however, often it is sold in dry form.
Rice noodles not only used in simple salads and soups, but also harmonizes perfectly with meat, fish, vegetables, fits perfectly in a duet with seafood and creates wonderful dishes with fried mushrooms.