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Noodles with Sesame Shrimp

Noodles with Sesame ShrimpA simple stir-fry dish with a complexity of flavors, texture and visual appeal that includes succulent marinated shrimp, rice noodles, toasted sesame seeds, thin strips of red and yellow bell pepper and green onions. Recipe compliments of cookbook author, Ying Chang Compestine.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces fresh or dry rice noodles or fettuccine, prepared according to package directions, rinsed with cold water
1 tablespoon MAGGI Seasoning Sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger
12 ounces raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon toasted black or white sesame seeds or nuts
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
2 green onions, thinly sliced diagonally
1 tablespoon MAGGI TASTE OF ASIA Cooking Soy Sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine seasoning sauce, lemon juice and ginger in medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in large, nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add sesame seeds; cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds or until seeds are toasted and fragrant. Remove shrimp from marinade and add to wok; discard marinade. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute or until shrimp are opaque.
  3. Add bell peppers; cook for 1 minute. Stir in noodles, green onions and soy sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Transfer to serving dish. Serve hot or cold.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 390 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 130 mg Sodium: 820 mg Carbohydrates: 52 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 20 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.