COCONUT CURRY (NOODLES AND COMPANY BANGKOK CURRY)

 

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  • Servings: 6-8
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb rice noodles (from your favorite Asian market)
  • 1 cup broccoli (cut into florets)
  • 1 cup carrots (matchstick or julienne cut)
  • ½ cup scallions (cut on the bias)
  • ½ cup red peppers (matchstick or julienne cut)
  • 1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (peeled & chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Thai curry paste (red or green)
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 can “lite”coconut milk (from your favorite Asian market)
  • 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce, low sodium (from your favorite Asian market)
  • ½ cup sweet chile sauce (from your favorite Asian market)
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds (from your favorite Asian market)
  • 24 shrimp (16-20 peeled & de-veined)

Directions

  • 1. Soak noodles in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain and cool in ice water. Drain, let rest & toss with oil.
  • 2. Blanch broccoli & carrots in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain, cool down in ice water, drain and set aside.
  • 3. Place large sauté pan over high heat. Add canola oil and sautéed mushrooms until lightly golden.
  • 4. Add shrimp, coconut milk and Thai curry paste.
  • 5. Add carrots, broccoli, peppers, scallions, ginger, sweet chile sauce, sweet soy, and noodles to pan in that order. Toss once or twice to coat all ingredients well with sauce.
  • 6. Place on platter and sprinkle with black sesame seeds.

Notes

Categories: Asian  Dinner  Low Calorie  Lunch  Main Dish 

Author Credit: Tessa Stamper, a registered dietician with Noodles & Company

Website Credit: http://www.coloradoconnection.com/community/story.aspx?id=408948

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