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Noodle Salad with Shrimp and Mint

Photo: Jan Smith
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
Buy precooked peeled and deveined shrimp. Prepare the dressing while noodles cook, and toss together for a supersimple, fresh-tasting meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 (7-ounce) package uncooked vermicelli
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onions
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 334
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 4.3 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 31.6 g
  • carbohydrate 43.4 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 223 mg
  • iron 5.6 mg
  • sodium 672 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  2. Combine lime juice and next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, stirring to combine.

  3. Combine pasta and shrimp in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions. Serve immediately with lime wedges, if desired.