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.

Honey-Jalapeno Chicken with Sesame and Shirataki Noodles

Honey-Jalapeno Chicken with Sesame and Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ rotisserie chicken, shredded or sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions, green part only
  • 2 tablespoons pickled ginger, minced
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine jalapenos, honey, cilantro, and ½ teaspoon each salt and black pepper and puree until smooth.
  3. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water to the mixture until desired consistency is achieved.
  4. Pour the 2 teaspoons of olive oil into a preheated skillet. Add the shredded chicken and the blended sauce and cook until heated through.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine Shirataki Noodles, soy sauce, sesame oil, scallions, and pickled ginger. Toss and then transfer to serving bowl.
  6. Pour heated chicken and sauce over Shirataki Noodles.
Notes
The sauce should be about the consistency of a meat sauce. That's how we like it. You may like it a little thinner.