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Shrimp and Noodles

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 40 mins
Shrimp and Noodles
Ingredients
  • 2  pound medium  fresh or frozen shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails may be left intact)
  • 2  tablespoons  grated fresh gingerroot
  • 3  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 1  tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • 1/2 16  ounce  wide rice noodles
  • 1  tablespoon  toasted sesame oil
  • 4  cups  shredded napa cabbage or butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce
  • 3  medium  carrots, coarsely shredded
  • 1  cup   thinly sliced radishes
  • 1/2  cup  fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 - 2  medium  jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1  recipe  Wasabi Dressing, (recipe below)
  • 1/2  cup  honey-roasted cashews, coarsely chopped
  •  Thinly sliced jalapeno pepper (optional)
Directions

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. In 10-inch skillet cook shrimp, gingerroot, and garlic in hot oil for 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque; set aside.

2. Cook rice noodles according to package directions; drain. Rinse in cold water to cool; drain again. Toss noodles with toasted sesame oil. For easier-to-eat bites, use kitchen shears to snip noodles.

3. Arrange noodles, shrimp, cabbage, carrots, radishes, basil, and sliced jalapeno peppers in bowls. Serve with Wasabi Dressing. Sprinkle cashews and additional sliced jalapenos. Makes 8 servings.

From the Test KitchenHot:
  • Hot: 1-1/2 tsp. wasabi powder
  • Hotter: 2 tsp. wasabi powder
  • Hottest: 3 tsp. wasabi powder
Wasabi Dressing
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  soy sauce
  • 1/3  cup  rice vinegar
  • 3  tablespoons  lime juice
  • 3  tablespoons  vegetable oil
  • 1  tablespoon  sesame oil
  • 1  tablespoon  sugar
  • 1 1/2 - 3  teaspoons  wasabi powder
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded basil
Directions

1. In small bowl combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, lime juice, vegetable oil, sesame oil, sugar, and wasabi powder. Sprinkle basil.

Nutrition Facts (Shrimp and Noodles)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 351,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 129,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 34,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 21,
  • vit. A (IU) 4130,
  • vit. C (mg) 19,
  • sodium (mg) 903,
  • calcium (mg) 101,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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