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Thai Coconut Noodles

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
Rice sticks can be be found in Asian specialty food markets or in the Asian section of most supermarkets.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.