Peanutty Somen Noodles with Shrimp

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  • 8 ounce(s) uncooked so men noodles
  • 3 cup(s) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon(s) reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon(s) creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon(s) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 pound(s) medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoon(s) sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoon(s) peanut oil
  • 3 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup(s) dry roasted peanuts coarsely
  • Optional: cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine chicken broth, soy sauce, peanut butter, sesame oil, and hot sauce. Whisk until blended and set pan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Heat peanut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic and sauté 2 minutes. Add bell pepper and sauté 2 minutes. Add shrimp and sauté 2 minutes Add 1 cup of the peanut sauce and simmer 2 minutes, until shrimp are bright pink and cooked through. Drani noodles and add to shrimp mixture. Toss to combine.
  4. Transfer noodle mixture to 4 individual plates and top each serving with peanuts, scallions and cilantro, if desired.
October 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by JenGor and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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