Shrimp and Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

When you need a last minute dinner idea, consider this stir-fry recipe that combines shrimp, ramen noodles, vegetables, and traditional Asian sauces in one scrumptious meal.


Shrimp and Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

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Ingredients
  • 12   ounces 
    fresh or frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp or tub-style firm tofu, drained and cubed
  • 2  3  ounces 
    packages shrimp- or mushroom-flavored ramen noodles
  • 2   teaspoons 
    toasted sesame oil or cooking oil
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking oil
  • 1   
    medium red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 3/4  cup 
    fresh pea pods, strings and tips removed, or 1/2 of a 6-ounce package frozen pea pods, thawed
  • 2   cups 
    chopped bok choy
  • 1/3  cup 
    sliced green onions (4)
  • 1/4  cup 
    bottled hoisin or stir-fry sauce
  • 1/4  cup 
    orange juice
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 2   teaspoons 
    sesame seeds, toasted
Directions
1.
Thaw shrimp, if frozen, removing tails. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. In a 3-quart saucepan cook noodles with seasoning packet according to package directions. Drain noodles. Return noodles to pan and toss with toasted sesame oil. Snip through noodles several times with kitchen scissors. Set aside.
2.
Meanwhile, in a 12-inch skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add sweet pepper strips; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add pea pods and bok choy; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add shrimp or tofu, green onions, hoisin sauce, orange juice, and crushed pepper, if using; cook and stir for 1 minute more.
3.
To serve, place noodles on serving plates. Spoon the shrimp mixture over noodles and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 406, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 130, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 41, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 8, pro. (g) 25, vit. A (IU) 2818, vit. C (mg) 93, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 3, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 1233, Potassium (mg) 407, calcium (mg) 131, iron (mg) 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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