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August 25, 2012

Thai style zucchini Noodles

It seems forever since we have had a Thai meal and I have been really craving those sweet, salty, sour elements. This dish is far from being Thai but is inspired by similar flavours. Recently, I bought some enormous zucchini, perfect for “noodling” so I decided to give them a Thai touch for a light meal. I used a vege shredder  which can be bought very cheaply from any Asian supermarket, or if you are lucky and have a Benriner, this is perfect!

400g zucchini, shredded & LIGHTLY steamed
50g coconut oil
3 tabs almonds
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
1 decent knob ginger
1/2 red chilli
1 tab sweet chilli sauce
1 tab fish sauce
juice of 1 lime or lemon
1 teas coconut flour
dash of coconut milk (optional)
fried shallots to garnish
shredded chicken to garnish (optional)
Mill the almonds to flour and set aside. Mince the garlic & ginger on SP 9 for 10 seconds. Add the onion & chilli and chop finely on SP 6, 4 seconds. Add the coconut oil and saute on VAROMA temp for 3 minutes. Stir in the sauces, almonds, coconut flour & juice and cook on SP 1 for 2 minutes on 100°C . If you prefer a thinner sauce add a dash of water or coconut milk. Check for seasoning and toss through the zucchini and garnish with chicken and fried shallots to serve.


4 Comments leave one →
  1. Amanda permalink
    August 27, 2012 9:32 am

    Hi Sarah, have you seen this one, much cheaper than the Benriner and does a great job.

  2. A Table in the Sun permalink
    August 26, 2012 9:23 am

    Craving Thai tonight. I have all of the ingredients……………..mmmmmm…

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