Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Shrimp, Snow Pea and Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads, Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 12 ounces snow peas
  • 1¼ pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water with a steamer basket to a boil. Put the snow peas in the basket, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Remove the basket and transfer the snow peas to a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  3. Add the shrimp directly to the saucepan of water and return to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Drain, then plunge the shrimp into a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  4. Slice each shrimp in half lengthwise. Cut the snow peas diagonally into ½-inch pieces, discarding the ends. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, snow peas, radishes, Macaroni Shirataki and scallions.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, both oils, the ginger and ½ teaspoon salt.
  6. Toss with the salad right before serving; top with sesame seeds.

Stir Fry Ginger Beef with Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles

Stir Fry Ginger Beef with Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon chile pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1¼ to 1½ pounds top sirloin steak
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil (optional)
  • 3-4 green onions, cut on a diagonal, ½-inch apart, including the greens
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 hot chiles, preferably red serranos, seeded, sliced
  • 1-inch nob of ginger, peeled, cut lengthwise into matchstick shapes
  • ½ cup loosely packed, chopped cilantro
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Chill the steak in the freezer for 30 minutes before you slice it, this will make it easier to cut in thin slices. Slice the steak first crosswise in ½-inch thick slices. Then cut each slice lengthwise into strips.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients; the soy sauce, vinegar, grated ginger, honey, red chile flakes, and cumin.
  4. Mix the beef in with the marinade to coat and let it sit for at least 30 minutes, or up to 4 hours, in the fridge.
  5. In a small bowl, mix the corn starch with 2 tablespoons of cold water to make a slurry.
  6. Heat the oil in a wok, or a large sauté pan, over high heat until it is nearly smoking. As the oil is heating up, pat the beef dry and separate it into small batches no larger than what can fit into the palm of your hand. Working in batches, sauté beef until just brown outside but rare inside, no more than 1 minute.
  7. Transfer beef to a bowl.
  8. When all of the beef is cooked, put the chiles and garlic into the pan and stir-fry 30-45 seconds.
  9. Add the julienned ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds more.
  10. Add the beef back to the pan. Add the cornstarch slurry. Add the scallions and mix everything together. Cook for 1 minute.
  11. Turn the heat off and mix in the cilantro.
  12. Serve at once over a bed of Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles.

 

 

Flank Steak Stir-Fry with Asparagus, Red Pepper and Shirataki Noodles

 

Recipe: Flank Steak Stir-Fry with Asparagus, Red Pepper and Shirataki Noodles
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ lb asparagus, trimmed, cut on the diagonal into 1½ inch lengths ( 1½ cups)
  • 1 pound of flank steak, sliced in half lengthwise (along the grain) and then cut into thin strips, 2 inches long and ¼ inch wide*
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, de-ribbed, and cut into thin strips 2 inches long and ¼ inch wide
Stir Fry Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of cornstarch dissolved into 3 Tablespoons of water
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce (use gluten-free soy sauce for gluten-free version)
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped, peeled, fresh ginger
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 green onion, including green tops, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chili oil
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. While you are chopping the ingredients in preparation, bring a small saucepan of water to boil. Parboil the asparagus pieces for 2 minutes, drain, rinse in cold water, drain, and set aside.
  3. Prepare the Stir Fry Sauce by combining the ingredients in a small dish, and set aside.
  4. Stir-fry the asparagus in a wok in 1 tablespoon of oil, on high heat, for about 2 minutes until lightly browned. Remove asparagus from pan and set aside.
  5. Add another 1 tablespoon of oil to the pan and stir fry the beef strips, in 2 batches, for 2-3 minutes until browned but still pink inside.
  6. Return the first batch of beef to the pan and add the bell pepper. Stir and toss over high heat until just beginning to wilt, 1-2 minutes.
  7. Quickly stir the cornstarch liquid and add it to the pan along with the stir fry sauce.
  8. Cook until sauce thickens, 1-2 minutes.
  9. Return the asparagus to the pan, toss to evenly coat and serve with Shirataki Noodles.
Notes
*put the steak in the freezer for 15 minutes before slicing to make it easier to slice.