Glass Noodles with Chayote and Papaya/Beaker & Gray

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The Chef: Brian Nasajon
The Restaurant: Beaker & Gray in Wynwood
The Dish: Glass Noodle with Chayote, Green Papaya and Chili Vinaigrette

1 pack glass noodles (vermicelli)
2 cups green papaya
2 cups chayote
2 cups roasted salted peanuts
1 cup mint
1 cup basil
1 cup cilantro
2 cups chili vinaigrette

Chili Vinaigrette Recipe (Please note: For less heat, remove pepper seeds before processing)
4 fresno chili peppers
2 jalapeños
10 cloves garlic
4 shallots
2 cups champagne vinegar
1 cup red wine vinegar
1 cup sugar
1 tbs. salt
¼ cup fish sauce
Drizzle olive oil

Method of Preparation:
– First, make the chili vinaigrette. In a bowl, add sliced chili peppers, jalapeños, garlic and shallots. Add champagne vinegar, red wine vinegar, sugar and salt.

– Place all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Let simmer for five minutes and let cool.

– For salad, cook glass noodles in half water, half white distilled vinegar until soft; then let cool.

– Slice papaya and chayote into thin strips (julienne). Add rainbow baby carrots too if you’d like. Chop herbs.

To Plate:
Place all ingredients in a bowl with chili vinaigrette to taste and toss. Garnish with roasted peanuts and micro basil.

Serving Suggestion: Green House Cocktail

Serves: 4-6

Beaker & Gray
2637 N. Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 699-2637

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