Photo: Karry Hosford
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6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups noodle mixture, 1 teaspoon chopped nuts, and 1 lime wedge)

This Thai-inspired shrimp dish is perfect for a quick, flavorful weeknight dinner. Break out the chopsticks to boost dinner's fun factor.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook noodles in boiling water 6 minutes. Rinse and drain. Keep warm.

Step 2

Place 1/2 cup peanuts in a food processor; process until smooth (about 2 minutes), scraping sides of bowl once.

Step 3

Combine peanut butter, broth, and next 5 ingredients (broth through garlic) in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 1 minute. Pour broth mixture into a blender or food processor; let stand 5 minutes. Process until smooth. Stir in vinegar.

Step 4

Cook shrimp in boiling water 2 minutes or until done; drain.

Step 5

Combine noodles, shrimp, bell pepper, cucumber, onions, and basil in a large bowl. Add peanut sauce; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with chopped nuts; serve with lime wedges.

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