Baby Bok Choy with Cashews and Shirataki Noodles

Baby Bok Choy with Cashews and Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped green onions, including green ends
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound baby bok choy
  • ½ teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • Salt
  • ½ cup chopped, roasted, salted cashews
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles under warm water.Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Rinse bok choy, separate larger leaves from core. Keep core that is holding smaller leaves together.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan on medium high heat. Add onions, then garlic, then bok choy. Sprinkle with sesame oil and salt. Cover, and let the baby bok choy cook down for approximately 3 minutes. (Like spinach, when cooked, the bok choy will wilt a bit.)
  4. Remove cover. Lower heat to low. Stir and let cook for a minute or two longer, until the bok choy is just cooked.
  5. Gently mix in cashews.
  6. Serve over a mound of Shirataki Noodles.

 

Shirataki and Chicken Curry Noodle Soup

Shirataki and Chicken Curry Noodle Soup
Recipe type: Soups
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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1½ tablespoons Thai yellow curry paste
  • ½ tablespoon curry powder
  • ½teaspoon hot chili paste
  • 2 -12.5 ounce cans unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 1½ tablespoons fish sauce
  • ½ pound cooked chicken, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, cut into bite size pieces
  • ¼ cup fried shallots
  • 1½ cup bean sprouts, blanched
  • 2 -8 ounce packages shirataki spaghetti or angel hair noodles
  • ⅔ cup snow peas, halved diagonally then blanched
  • ⅔ cup baby bok choy, cut into bite size pieces, blanched or spinach leaves,
  • ¼ cup red onions, sliced paper thin
  • ¼ cup green onions, cut into thin rings
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon dried chili flakes, optional
  • 4 small lime wedges
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium pot over moderate heat. Add garlic and shallots and stir until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
  3. Add curry paste, curry powder and chili paste and stir another minute.
  4. Add coconut milk, chicken stock, fish sauce, chicken and sweet potatoes and bring to a boil. Cook until chicken is done then reduce heat.
  5. Add half of the fried shallots and set aside.
  6. To serve, place bean sprouts on the bottom of each preheated soup bowls.
  7. Top with equal portions of noodles , snow peas, bok choy, red onions, green onions and cilantro.
  8. Ladle hot broth on top (make sure each bowl has chicken and sweet potatoes) and serve with chilies and lime on the side.