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Yum Woon Sen
(Thai Bean Thread Salad)




  1. Pound dried shrimp in a mortar to flatten them into soft, crumbly pieces. (They should still be in relatively whole pieces.) Set aside.
  2. Soak the mung bean thread noodle in water for 1 hour, until soft.
  3. Using a strainer to hold the noodles, dip them into boiling for 1 second.
  4. Remove and immediately dip into ice water to stop the cooking.
  5. Drain well and set aside.
  6. Using a strainer to hold the prawns, boil for 6 seconds until they turn pink. Drain well.
  7. Combine prawns and lime juice in a medium bowl; let stand 1 minute.
  8. Add the dried shrimp, noodles, fish sauce, sugar, mushrooms rooms, celery, green onions and coriander leaves.
  9. Arrange the salad on a bed of lettuce and serve immediately.

Serves 4 people.

Posted by WingsFan91 at Recipe Goldmine 6/26/01 5:06:49 am.


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