Sweet Potato Noodles with Shrimp and Thai-Style Almond Sauce

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Sweet Potato Noodles with Shrimp and Thai-Style AlmondRecipe

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas


Smarter carbs are easy with the handy spiralizer--it works like a pencil sharpener to create long strands of veggies. Find the tool at kitchen stores and amazon.com.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


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2 medium sweet potatoes (about 10 oz. each), peeled
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons almond butter or peanut butter
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic, divided
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger, divided
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 pound Brussels sprouts, shaved
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped dry-roasted almonds


Active: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

1. Cut sweet potatoes into long noodles using a julienne peeler or spiralizer.

2. Combine soy sauce, nut butter, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 teaspoons garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, honey, Sriracha, and sesame oil in a bowl. Whisk until smooth.

3. Heat a large wok or skillet over high. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan, and swirl to coat. Add remaining 1 teaspoon garlic and remaining 1 teaspoon ginger; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add shrimp; stir-fry 4 minutes or until done. Remove shrimp from pan. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sweet potato noodles; stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice. Stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in soy sauce mixture; cook 1 minute, stirring often. Stir in shrimp; toss to coat. Sprinkle with green onions and almonds.

Created date

August 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 381
Fat 15.2 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 9 g
Polyfat 2.9 g
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrate 41 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 143 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 594 mg
Calcium 175 mg
Sugars 10 g
Est. Added Sugars 2 g