Noodle Salad with Shrimp

Noodle Salad with Shrimp

SheKnows
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 6 Servings

This 20-minute Asian-inspired dish is made with shrimp, cabbage, cucumber, green onions and rice-flour noodles. Serve it in place of salad as an impressive starter, or enjoy it as a light weeknight main dish dinner.

Ingredients

  • 6 large cloves garlic, halved
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 4 dashes bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 4 ounces rice-flour noodles or rice sticks
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 pound cooked peeled shrimp
  • 1 English cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced
  • 6 green onions, sliced (2/3 cup)
  • 2 cups thinly shredded Savoy cabbage
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves or small cilantro sprigs
  • 1/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts

Directions

  1. Place the garlic, ginger, hot pepper sauce, preserves, honey, lemon peel and sesame oil into a blender and process until the mixture is smooth. Remove from the blender and place in a bowl. Stir in the rice wine vinegar, add a few pinches of salt and mix until well blended.
  2. Cook the noodles according to package directions, drain well and then cut into 2-inch pieces.
  3. Place the noodles into a bowl with the peas, shrimp, cucumber, onion, and cabbage, add the garlic sauce and then toss well to coat. Serve sprinkled with the cilantro and the peanuts.

Recommended for you

Comments

Comments on "Noodle Salad with Shrimp"

+ Add Comment


(required - not published)