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    Thai Shrimp and Sesame Noodles

    Source of Recipe

    Good Housekeeping, Jan '94

    List of Ingredients

    1 lb. med. shrimp, shelled and deveined
    1 8 oz. bottle light Italian dressing
    2 tbsp. chunky peanut butter
    1 tbsp. soy sauce
    1 tbsp. honey
    1 tsp. grated peeled gingerroot
    1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
    1 8 oz. pckg. angel hair pasta
    1 tbsp. oriental sesame oil
    1 med. carrot, shredded
    1 c. green onions, chopped
    2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped


    1. In medium bowl mix shrimp with 1/3 c. salad dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
    2. In small bowl, with wire whisk or fork, mix peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, ginger, red pepper and remaining salad dressing; set aside.
    3. After shrimp has marinated for 1 hour, prepare pasta. Drain.
    4. Meanwhile, in 4 qt. saucepan, over high heat, heat salad oil and sesame oil til very hot. In hot oil, cook carrot 1 minute. Drain off dressing from shrimp. Add shrimp and green onion to carrot and cook, stirring constantly about 3 minutes or til shrimp turns pink and opaque.
    5. In large bowl, toss pasta with peanut butter mixture, shrimp mixture and chopped cilantro. Garnish with cilantro sprig. Makes 4 main dish servings.
    Note: Instead of shrimp, you can substitute 4 med. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into thin strips.




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