Plur Tea Menu
Vermicelli with Pork
Bun thit nuong is a classic Southern Vietnamese dish composed of flavorful grilled pork with rice vermicelli noodles, aromatic herbs, pickled vegetables and roasted peanuts. It makes an excellent lunch or dinner choice and can easily be made at home with only minimal ingredients required.
To prepare this dish, marinate sliced pork in a mixture of fish sauce, tamari, coconut sugar, garlic and shallots for at least an hour or up to 5 hours. Finally, grill or griddle the pork to create an irresistibly charred crust.
Shredded pork is then mixed with springy rice vermicelli, fresh herbs and vegetables before serving it alongside zesty carrot and radish pickles, all drizzled in a generous amount of fish sauce dipping sauce. It’s the perfect light and refreshing meal that’s ideal for summer!
For a lighter and more authentic dish, Ma Yi Shang Shu (translated as “bean thread noodle”) is your answer. These noodles are made of dried mung bean flour and similar to rice vermicelli but with a softer and smoother texture.
Once cooked, the noodles absorb all of the flavors from the marinade, herbs and pickled veggies. These noodle bowls are an incredible sight and a celebration of all those wonderful Southeast Asian flavors!
Grilled roast pork dish with thin rice vermicelli noodles, beansprouts and spring onions is an irresistibly quick snack that will have you wishing for more. Pair it with a refreshing glass of cold Vietnamese plur tea!
This recipe is simple to prepare and sure to please your family and friends. It would also make an excellent addition for any special celebration.
Cajun Garlic Shrimp with Rice
For something unique from your typical Vietnamese fusion dish, plur tea’s Cajun Garlic Shrimp with Rice is sure to satisfy. This dish is packed with flavors that will have you asking for seconds and thirds!
This recipe is simple to prepare and ideal for a family dinner. It takes only 30 minutes to finish, with only a few ingredients needed!
It’s low carb and gluten-free, making it a great option for those trying to live healthier. Plus, you can freeze it up to three months for added convenience!
This delicious shrimp and rice dish is enhanced with a Cajun seasoning blend that features salt, garlic powder, paprika, dried oregano and thyme.
These spices are pungent, spicy and aromatic with an irresistible warmth and flavor that will make this recipe irresistible. For a spicier kick, add more pepper or try using an additional tablespoon of cayenne.
Once the rice is cooked, add shrimp and smoky sausage. Let these simmer together for 6 to 10 minutes so all flavors can come together.
In addition to the Cajun seasoning blend, you’ll need some other ingredients for this shrimp and rice dish. Make sure to use a large pan when cooking the rice as smaller pans won’t do the job properly.
Rinsing shrimp before cooking them is a wise idea, as this helps them sear better and prevents overcooking, which makes the shrimp rubbery.
This shrimp and rice dish requires the following ingredients: medium sized shrimp, andouille sausage, onions, bell peppers, celery, a can of tomatoes, rice and water – all available at your local grocery store.
Vermicelli with Shrimp
Vermicelli with shrimp is an irresistibly refreshing combination of fresh herbs and vegetables that’s ideal for hot summer days. Featuring a flavorful peanut sauce vinaigrette, you can serve this noodle dish warm or cold.
For a light and satisfying lunch, the noodles are topped with cucumbers, carrots, mint leaves, lettuce and lemongrass shrimp. Finally the dish is finished off with an aromatic Vietnamese dipping sauce – the ideal way to get your daily dose of vitamins and minerals!
To prepare this dish, start by marinating the shrimp in a mixture of sesame oil, salt and chicken stock granules. Allow them to rest for 30 minutes.
When ready to cook, heat enough cooking oil in a wok over medium-high heat to deep-fry the shrimp. Be sure to pat them dry before frying so water does not evaporate during preparation. You can fry up to two shrimp simultaneously to avoid overcooking any.
Goong sarong, also known as goong mee in Singapore, is a dish consisting of shrimp wrapped in noodles and deep-fried until golden and crisp. The noodles can either be rice vermicelli or thin egg noodles for variety.
This dish is ideal for both kids and adults alike. It’s simple to prepare, can serve as either a main course or appetizer, and its versatility makes it the perfect meal or appetizer choice.
Serve this dish with a side of sweet chili sauce to balance out the tart flavor of shrimp. It would make an excellent vegetarian meal or snack.
Enjoy a delightful bowl of rice noodles with this aromatic dressing made with ginger and garlic. It makes an ideal side dish for summer meals and can easily be prepared ahead of time.
Vermicelli with Vegetables
Vermicelli is an incredibly versatile ingredient, often served in traditional pasta forms with sauce. But you can also make it into soups and stews as a healthy and delicious alternative to regular pasta.
Vermicelli is typically made with wheat semolina and rice flour, though it can also be made with other grains. Not only is this low-fat and gluten-free option delicious, but it makes an ideal addition to any meal.
Vermicelli is commonly used in various dishes, such as Indian meals like upma and shevaya. Additionally, it’s a staple ingredient in Asian cuisine.
Vegetables often come together with vermicelli noodles to form a nutritious dish. In this recipe, vermicelli noodles are topped with sweet chili tofu, carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers, and bean sprouts before finishing with sesame seeds and soy sauce drizzle.
This quick and easy vegetarian meal can be cooked in either the stovetop or pressure cooker. It’s the ideal way to make a nutritious vegetarian dinner that your family will love, making it ideal for dinner or lunch on busy weeknights.
Semiya Upma is an effortless South Indian breakfast recipe that requires vegetables, semiya (vermicelli) and some spices. With only 15 minutes to prepare, it makes for quick meals in under 15 minutes! A great one-pot recipe to have on hand for quick snacks as well.
This straightforward recipe can be tailored to include vegetables of your choice, such as broccoli or mushrooms. For best results, cook the vermicelli over low heat until tender and soft; this ensures the upma is fluffy and separate rather than mushy.
Vermicelli with Seafood
If you’re looking for something different with your dinner, vermicelli with seafood is an excellent choice. This dish combines rice noodles’ crispy texture with various seafood ingredients like prawns, squid, and fish for an exquisite combination of flavors and textures.
Vermicelli is a thin, long noodle commonly used in Asian cuisines. These noodles make great additions to soups, salads and stir-fries as well as side dishes.
This popular noodle is made with rice flour and can be enjoyed as a snack or part of a larger meal. It usually comes with other ingredients seasoned to add additional flavor.
Vermicelli is low in fat, sodium and calories – plus it contains high amounts of fiber which is beneficial for your health as it aids with digestion and blood sugar control.
Another beneficial quality of this noodle is that it’s gluten-free, making it a healthier option for people with celiac disease. Furthermore, those who follow vegetarian or vegan lifestyles will find this food high in protein and low in fat.
To make this delicious noodle dish, cook the noodles according to package instructions. While they are cooking, prepare a sauce with shrimp paste, lemon juice, fish sauce and garlic. Once your noodles are done cooking, pour the sauce over them and serve warm.
This dish is so simple to prepare that everyone at the table will be raving about how delicious it is! It’s ideal for dinner parties or get-togethers with friends – you can even prepare ahead and store in your refrigerator for later use.