Stir-Fried Crabmeat with Cellophane Noodles

  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 package (3 1/2 ounces) of cellophane noodles

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 tablespoons chopped shallots

1 cup thinly sliced snow peas

1-ounce of dried tree ear mushrooms, reconstituted in water

2 teaspoons chopped garlic

1 cup bean sprouts (packed)

Fish sauce (nuoc mam)

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 pound fresh crab meat, cartilage removed

1/4 cup chopped green onions


  1. Place the noodles in a large bowl. Cover with warm water and allow to sit for 20 minutes. Drain and pat dry. In a wok, over medium heat, add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the shallots, peas, mushrooms, garlic and bean sprouts. Season with the fish sauce and black pepper. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the crabmeat. Season with the fish sauce and black pepper. Continue to stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the noodles and green onions. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Remove and serve on a large platter.