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Yakamein (New Orleans Noodle Soup)

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Yakamein (New Orleans Noodle Soup)

Yakamein (New Orleans Noodle Soup)

Yaka mein is a type of beef noodle soup found in many Creole restaurants in New Orleans. It is also a type of Chinese wheat noodle. 

The soup consists of stewed beef in beef-based broth served on top of noodles and garnished with half a hard-boiled egg and chopped green onions.

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1.5 lb chuck roast, cut into 1/2 inch strips

2 tablespoons cooking oil

1/2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

6 eggs

8 oz spaghetti noodles

1/2 chopped scallions, for garnishing

 

Beef Marination:

2 teaspoon Creole seasoning

1 tablespoon soy sauce

 

Shrimp marination:

1 teaspoon Creole seasoning

1 teaspoon soy sauce

 

Broth:

8 cups beef broth

1 tablespoon Creole seasoning

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon onion powder & garlic powder

1 teaspoon dried oregano & dried thyme

1 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon cayenne

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON YAKAMEIN (NEW ORLEANS NOODLE SOUP)

In a large bowl, marinate beef in Creole seasoning and soy sauce for at least 30 minutes.

Over medium high heat, heat oil in a large soup pot or dutch oven. Add beef strips and sear on both sides until browned. Do not overcrowd, cook in batches if necessary.

Add in beef broth along with all herbs, spices and sauces. Stir well and bring to a boil.

Stir occasionally. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, uncovered, until beef is tender, about 1-1 1/2 hours.

Cook spaghetti noodles according to directions on package.

Also while soup is cooking, bring potful of water to a rolling boil over high heat. Gently place eggs in water with a spoon and reduce heat to medium.

Cook according to your preferred doneness. Remove from pot and immediately place in ice water bath to prevent further cooking.

Once beef is getting tender, taste and adjust for seasoning.

Marinate the shrimp. When beef is fully tender, add the shrimp to the pot and cook five minutes.

In a large bowl, add desired amount of cooked noodles. Top with beef and shrimp. Ladle in broth.

 

 

HERE ARE SOME RECIPES TO TRY ON:

TATER TOT CASSEROLE

THREE BEAN BAKED BEANS

DUTCH HUTSPOT RECIPE

 

 

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.kjv

 

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