Monday, May 10, 2010

Sesame-Ginger Shrimp

Quick dessert: Serve peach or vanilla frozen yogurt with ginger snaps.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Other Time: 10 minutes
Yield: Makes 4 servings
4 ounces fresh snow peas
1 pound peeled, large raw shrimp (26/30 count)
1 (11-oz.) package Asian-style noodles with soy-ginger sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
Toppings: chopped fresh peanuts, chopped fresh cilantro
1. Trim ends and remove strings from snow peas; discard ends and strings. Devein shrimp, if desired.

2. Cook noodles according to package directions, reserving sauce and topping packets. Drain and keep warm.

3. Sprinkle shrimp with salt. Sauté shrimp in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat 2 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet, and keep warm.

4. Sauté snow peas in skillet over high heat, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Return shrimp to skillet; stir in reserved sauce packet and lime juice, and cook 30 seconds. Stir in hot cooked noodles. Serve with desired toppings. Sprinkle with reserved sesame seed topping packet.

Note: We tested with Simply Asia Soy Ginger Noodles.

Southern Living, MARCH 2010

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