- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 2 1/2 teaspoons honey
- 1 tablespoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste, such as Huy Fong)
- 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
- 12 ounces peeled and deveined medium shrimp
- 4 ounces uncooked flat rice noodles (pad thai noodles)
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil
- 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted cashews
- 1 tablespoon thinly sliced garlic
- 2 teaspoons chopped peeled fresh ginger
- 1 green Thai chile, halved
- 12 sweet mini peppers, halved
- 3/4 cup matchstick-cut carrot
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup snow peas, trimmed
- 3/4 cup fresh bean sprouts
- calories 299
- fat 8.5 g
- satfat 1.5 g
- monofat 3 g
- polyfat 2.1 g
- protein 21.7 g
- carbohydrate 34.3 g
- fiber 2.9 g
- cholesterol 129 mg
- iron 3.4 mg
- sodium 492 mg
- calcium 84 mg
How to Make It
Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add shrimp to vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add cashews, garlic, ginger, and chile to pan; stir-fry 1 minute or until garlic begins to brown. Remove cashew mixture from pan with a slotted spoon, and set aside.
Increase heat to high. Add sweet peppers, carrot, and salt to pan; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add shrimp mixture (do not drain); stir-fry 2 minutes. Stir in noodles and peas; cook 1 minute, tossing to coat. Return cashew mixture to pan. Add bean sprouts; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated, tossing frequently.
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