Shrimp and brown crab vermicelli

Aaron Craze takes this dish inspiration from the stir-fried noodles of Chinese cookery
By Aaron Craze
Shrimp and brown crab vermicelli
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 250 g vermicelli noodles
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100 g small brown shrimps
  • 4 tbsp brown crab meat
  • 1 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 red chilli, julienned
  • flat-leaf parsley, to garnish


1. Cook the vermicelli according to packet instructions, then drain and set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the garlic for 2-3 minutes, or until softened, then add the chilli and shrimps. Fry for 1-2 minutes, or until the shrimps are cooked through.

3. Add the drained vermicelli to the pan along with the brown crabmeat. Stir well to combine and cook for a further 1-2 minutes, or until heated through. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

4. Serve the vermicelli on plates garnished with a few sprigs of flat-leaf parsley.

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