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Shrimp and Rice Noodle Stir Fry
(Courtesy: Yuhong Sun
- 5 green onions
- 1 carrot
- 2 bok choy
- 6 cloves garlic
- 1 oz ginger root (4” knob)
- 1 tbsp olive oil, divided
- 1 tsp crushed chili pepper
- ½ lb raw shrimp
- 1 ib rice noodles*
- 2 eggs
- 4 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp chili sauce
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 tbsp sugar
- ¼ cup water plus more if needed
- Dash of black pepper
- Dash of salt
- Cut the white portion of the green onion, carrot and bok choy into 2” julienne slices. Thinly slice the garlic and cut ginger into 1” julienne slices. Slice the green tops of the onions into rounds.
- Combine all the ingredients for the cooking sauce. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
- Heat 3 tbsp olive oil in a wok or heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add crushed chili pepper.
- When oil is hot, add ginger and garlic. Cook for one minute or until fragrant, stirring constantly.
- Add carrot, cook for one minute and then add bok choy. Stir fry for an additional minute.
- Place shrimp in the pan and cover the pan. When the shrimp is cooked, add noodles** and cooking sauce. Pour in a little more water if the stir fry seems too dry.
- Push stir fry to one side of the pan and add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil.
- Crack eggs directly into the pan and use the spatula to scramble them. Mix into stir fry ingredients and continue to cook until the eggs are set.
- Sprinkle with green onion rounds before serving.
- *You can use any type of long noodle (spaghetti, linguine, etc) in this recipe.
- **If using dried rice noodles, cover with lukewarm water, soak for 30 minutes and drain. If using dried spaghetti, cook al dente according to package directions and drain. Fresh noodles do not need any preparation and can be added to the pan as is.
- Hack: Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or frozen in serving-sized portions for up to 2 months.
- Hack: Shrimp can be purchased individually from the seafood counter at most grocery stores. They can be purchased frozen in large portions if you wish to keep some on hand. Thaw needed amounts before cooking.
- Hack: Seafood can be thawed overnight in the refrigerator. It can be thawed more quickly by placing it in a sealed bag and submerging them in a bath of cold water for about an hour.
Did you know? Shrimp is a healthy addition to your diet. It provides a high amount of nutrients that aren’t abundant in other foods!
If you love spicy Asian-themed shrimp dishes, try this spicy Szechuan shrimp recipe or Thai peanut shrimp rice bowl!
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