Black Bean and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Black Bean and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads, Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 2 cups dried black beans
  • ½ celery stalk
  • ½ carrot
  • A few sprigs fresh thyme
  • A few sprigs fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ onion
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup lime juice
  • 1 red onion, minced
  • A handful fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Tie the celery, carrot, thyme, parsley, and bay leaf into a bundle using cotton butcher's twine. Place the beans, bundle, and onion into a pot. Add just enough water to barely cover the beans. Bring to a simmer, partially cover, and cook for 1 to 2 hours until beans are barely tender.
  2. After 30 minutes, add the salt to the beans. Occasionally check on the beans and add water to cover the beans, if needed.
  3. When beans are just barely tender, drain them and remove the carrot bundle.
  4. Toss the beans while hot with the olive oil, lime juice, onion, cilantro, cumin, Macaroni Shirataki and chili powder.
  5. Chill thoroughly and season with salt and pepper.

Curry Chicken and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Curry Chicken and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes, Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 1 large roasted chicken, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced or chopped water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 (2-ounce) package slivered almonds
Dressing:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mango chutney
  • Salt
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Gently combine the chicken, celery, water chestnuts, grapes,Macaroni Shirataki and almonds in a large glass bowl.
  3. Combine the dressing ingredients and mix well.
  4. Add to the chicken mixture and stir gently to combine.
  5. Season with salt, to taste.

Asian Chicken and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Asian Chicken and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Chicken dishes, Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 4 cooked skinless boneless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1¼ cups bean sprouts
  • 1½ cups snow peas
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 5 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Combine the chicken, bean sprouts, snow peas,Macaroni Shirataki and scallions.
  3. Make a dressing using the oil, soy sauce, ginger, salt, pepper, and sugar.
  4. Add to the chicken mixture.
  5. Add the celery and water chestnuts and mix well.
  6. Serve chilled.