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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.7
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 110.7 mg
  • Sodium: 524.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 22.8 g

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MAKEOVER: Peanut Noodles with Shrimp (by JKELLICUT)

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An attempt at a lowfat version of Pad Thai. Try it--you'll love it. An attempt at a lowfat version of Pad Thai. Try it--you'll love it.
Number of Servings: 6


    3 cups wide rice noodles
    8-10 cups water (for noodles)
    1/2 tbsp olive oil
    3 tbsp scallions (green onions), minced
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    12 oz cooked shrimp
    1 tbsp fish sauce
    2 tbsp peanut butter
    1/4 cup chicken broth
    1/2 tbsp soy sauce
    1 tsp sesame oil
    tofu extra firm; 1 block
    bean sprouts 1 cup


This recipe can become vegetarian very easily by replacing shrimp with firm tofu or tempeh and using vegetable broth.
Prepare rice noodles according to directions on package or if no directions, boil a large pasta pot of water.
When the water reaches a rolling boil, turn off heat and remove pot from heat.
Add noodles, stirring so they won't stick.
Let the noodles sit for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When noodles reach the desired consistency, drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
Stir together peanut butter and chicken broth until even water consistency. Set aside.
Cut and prepare all ingredients before beginning to cook. This recipe goes together very quickly.
Heat wok or large skillet over high heat.
Add olive oil.
To heated olive oil, add green onions, garlic
Stir fry for 1-3 minutes. Do not let garlic burn.
Add tofu and bean sprouts sesame oil, stir fry for an additional 1-2 minutes.
Add shrimp. Cook until shrimp are heated through.
Add fish sauce, soy sauce and blended peanut butter and chicken broth.
Stir together and let cook 1-2 minutes.
When mixture boils, remove from heat and add rice noodles. Blend all ingredients together and serve

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