Ready in just 30 minutes, this shrimp salad is perfect for weeknight barbecuing (and better than take-out!).
mung bean vermicelli noodles
, cut into wedges
PREHEAT barbecue to medium. Whisk granulated sugar with lime juice, fish sauce, garlic and hot-red-chili flakes in a large bowl. Stir in carrots and radishes.
COVER vermicelli noodles with boiling water in a medium bowl. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5 to 7 min. Drain and rinse with cold water. Squeeze excess water from noodles. Cut noodles with clean scissors a few times to shorten them. Add to carrots and radishes, along with iceberg lettuce and mint leaves.
TOSS shrimp with canola oil in a medium bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Oil grill. Barbecue shrimp until pink, about 2 min per side. Serve with salad and lime wedges.