Cooking Method: poach
Fideos: Spanish-style Toasted Noodles with Poached Shrimp & Romesco Sauce By Foodie’s Chef Laura Brennan
‘Fideos’ is both a dish from Spain and a short, spaghetti-like noodle that is usually toasted. Toasting gives the noodles a warm golden color and a deep rich flavor. And it is very easy to accomplish in your home kitchen.
The recipe includes a simple and quick-cooking shrimp stock. Both the toasted noodles and the peeled shrimp are cooked in this broth which builds in a supporting layer of flavors to the finished dish.
A traditional Catalan sweet red pepper sauce, Romesco*, adds body and a bright punch of flavor to the finished dish.