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.

Day Before Payday Meal with Macaroni Shirataki

Day Before Payday Meal with Macaroni Shirataki
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • parmesaen cheese (optional)
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Saute onions and garlic in olive oil until translucent.
  3. Brown ground beef and drain.
  4. Add ground beef, tomatoes, salt and pepper to the onion and garlic mixture.
  5. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until flavors marry.
  6. Add Macaroni Shirataki just a few minutes before ready to serve.
  7. If desired, top with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Serve with crusty bread and a salad.
Notes
This is a meal we had when I was young, when Mom had very little in the fridge. Like the day before payday.I just added the Shirataki.

Smoked Salmon Macaroni Shirataki Salad

Smoked Salmon Macaroni Shirataki Salad
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • Olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 ounce smoked salmon, shredded
  • ½ cup finely chopped orange or yellow bell pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped celery
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of dried dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Macaroni Shirataki very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Stir together all of the ingredients, adjusting the amounts of mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Notes
I usually double this recipe, but it is easily halved also.