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Sesame Stir-Fry Shrimp Salad

Sesame Stir-Fry Shrimp Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
This Asian-inspired dish gets a head start from a convenient meal-starter kit and packaged coleslaw blend.
Updated August 2, 2016
Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Kathryn Keeler
Ashland, Massachusetts

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. bean threads (cellophane noodles)
  • 1 bag (19 oz) frozen stir-fry sesame meal starter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Dash ground red pepper (cayenne) or to taste
  • 3 cups three-color (green and red cabbage and carrots) coleslaw blend (from 16-oz. bag)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked deveined shelled medium shrimp (about 1/2 lb.), tail shells removed
  • Chopped peanuts, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    With kitchen scissors or sharp knife, cut loops of dried noodles into 3- to 5-inch-long pieces; place in 1-quart bowl. Pour boiling water over noodles; let soak 5 to 7 minutes or until flexible but still slightly firm. Drain in colander; rinse and set aside.
  • 2
    Spray 12-inch skillet or wok with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add contents of meal starter bag, including sauce chips. Cover; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce chips are melted, sauce is bubbly, and vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir well.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix cilantro, vinegar, lime juice and ground red pepper. Add drained noodles, coleslaw mix and shrimp; toss to coat. Add cooked vegetables and sauce from skillet; toss. Top with peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1140mg
48%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
12g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
44%
44%
Vitamin C
44%
44%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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