Your recipe for the day: Rice noodles with Chinese chives, shrimp and pork (banh pho xao he)
This recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitichen calls for Chinese chives -- they're much larger than their Western counterparts and taste more like garlic than onion. You can find them in Chinese and Southeast Asian markets. We think you'll enjoy this recipe for rice noodles with Chinese chives, shrimp and pork -- it was chosen as one of our top 10 recipes of 2009. (Want to know our top 10 recipes for 2010? Check LATimes.com/Food later Wednesday. And they'll appear in the Food section of The Times on Thursday.
-- Rene Lynch
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Photo: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times