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Stir-Fried Shrimp and Onions Over Noodles

Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup stir-fry and 2/3 cup noodles)
To save some time, buy your shrimp already peeled and deveined.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces uncooked cellophane noodles (bean threads) or 4 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon whiskey (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 pound peeled, deveined large shrimp
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 onions, sliced and separated into rings (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup, divided
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 327
  • caloriesfromfat 13 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 2.1 g
  • protein 19 g
  • carbohydrate 52.3 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 129 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 317 mg
  • calcium 77 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions; set aside.

  2. Combine 1/2 teaspoon sugar, whiskey, and soy sauce in a bowl, and add shrimp. Cover and refrigerate.

  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced onions, and cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in 1 teaspoon sugar, broth, and 1 tablespoon ketchup, and cook 2 minutes. Remove onion mixture from pan; keep warm.

  4. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan. Add the shrimp mixture and green onions, and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 tablespoon ketchup. Cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done. Stir in onion mixture. Serve over noodles.