Thai Coconut Noodles

Rice sticks can be be found in Asian specialty food markets or in the Asian section of most supermarkets.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 276
Caloriesfromfat 12 %
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 8.4 g
Carbohydrate 56 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3.2 mg
Sodium 338 mg
Calcium 96 mg

Ingredients

2 cups snow peas, trimmed (about 8 ounces)
1 (8-ounce) package rice sticks
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 1/2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup light coconut milk (such as Hokan)
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground red pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

Preparation

Cook snow peas and rice sticks in boiling water 3 minutes. Drain well.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions, ginger, and garlic, and sauté 2 minutes. Stir in milk and next 5 ingredients (milk through red pepper); bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Combine snow peas, rice sticks, and green onion mixture in a large bowl, and sprinkle with cilantro.

Note:

September 1998