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Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry and Rice Noodles

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup noodles and 1 cup shrimp mixture)
In just 30 minutes you can have Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry and Rice Noodles ready for dinner. Fresh, ripe mango adds a refreshing, slightly sweet contract to this spicy Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry.

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces uncooked rice noodles
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup sliced yellow onion
  • 1 cup sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 cup cubed peeled ripe mango
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 275
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 13 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 107 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 369 mg
  • calcium 82 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions. Drain.

  2. Combine 3 tablespoons water and next 4 ingredients (through cornstarch) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Set aside.

  3. Combine red pepper, black pepper, and shrimp in a medium bowl; toss to coat.

  4. Heat a wok or a large skillet over high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shrimp mixture; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp are almost done, turning once. Remove shrimp mixture from pan. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, bell pepper, and ginger; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Return shrimp mixture and juice mixture to pan. Add mango; cook 1 minute or until liquid thickens slightly and shrimp are done. Sprinkle with basil. Serve over noodles.

Cook's Notes

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