Soak Bean Thread Noodles?

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Author: klee400
Date: 4-2-12
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Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before you cook them? 

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tess wrote 2 yearss ago

It really depends on what you are cooking. In general, these types of noodles cook extremely quickly, so use your judgement ... 

Here's what I typically do: 

- Stir frying: "par cooking" - soak in hot water for a little bit, then drain and stir fry 

- In wraps, rolls, etc: "full cooking" - cook briefly in boiling water, then drain, rinse w/cool water and use 

- In soups: no cooking - simply drop into the soup (towards the end of cooking) 

Hope that helps!