RECIPE STORY

King Oyster and Crab Bún Riêu

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Our bún riêu recipe is a simpler and quicker version of the classic Vietnamese noodle soup.

It's prepared with a rich tomato and mushroom stock and delicious crab paste balls.

Health

Time

50m

Cost

Nutrients

427 kcal

Carbs 75 grams

Sugars 9 grams

Total Fats 6 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 7 grams

Proteins 22 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
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Good for Diets

  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Crustaceans

Servings

4

Step 1

Bring the fish stock to a boil in a deep pot.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 2Part 1

In a skillet, sizzle the oil with chopped onions, minced garlic, sliced chillies, and paprika.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 2Part 2

Then, add halved tomatoes and diced mushrooms and stir-fry the vegetables for 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 3

Now, add the vegetables to the pot of boiling stock and simmer for a further 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 4

Meanwhile, whisk the egg whites with potato starch in a bowl. Then, add the crab meat, making sure it's thoroughly drained, and the shrimp paste, and mix all into a thick paste.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 5

Shape the crab paste into bite-sized balls, add them to the tomato broth, and cook for 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 6Part 1

Meanwhile, cook the noodles in boiling water for 3 minutes, then drain them under cold water, and divide among serving bowls.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g
Step 6Part 2

Pour a few ladles of tomato broth in each bowl and top with the crab balls. Serve with a side bowl of mint leaves, shredded pak choi, lime wedges, and beansprouts.

Ingredients List

To Serve

Vermicelli Rice Noodles240g
Mintto taste
Pak Choi (or Lettuce)100g
Limes2
Beansprouts160g

Crab Paste

Egg Whites2
Shredded Crab Meat200g
Potato Starch6tbsp
Shrimp Paste (optional)2tsp

Broth

Fish Stock1L
Rapeseed Oil1tbsp
Onion1
Garlic Clove1
Fresh Chillies4
Paprika1tsp
Tomatoes6
King Oyster Mushrooms250g

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