Asian Shrimp and Noodles

The harmonious blend of flavors that characterizes Thai cooking is obvious, but this light version of "pad Thai" also eliminates much of the fat.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked linguine
1/3
cup water
1
tablespoon sugar
1
tablespoon rice or white vinegar
1
tablespoon lime juice
2
tablespoons fish sauce*
2
tablespoons ketchup
1/2
lb. uncooked medium shrimp, shelled deveined and cut in half lengthwise**
2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
4
garlic cloves, minced
1
(8-oz.) pkg. (2 cups) fresh bean sprouts
4
green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 Cook linguine to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine water, sugar, vinegar, lime juice, fish sauce and ketchup; mix well. Set aside.
  • 3 Spray wok or large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp, gingerroot and garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 4 Add drained noodles to skillet, cook and stir about 30 seconds. Stir in sauce mixture and bean sprouts; cook and stir until noodles are well coated and begin to absorb sauce. Stir in shrimp mixture, onions, cilantro and peanuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    61g
    61%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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