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.

Shrimp Gumbo with Angel Hair Shirataki

Shrimp Gumbo with Angel Hair Shirataki
Recipe type: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • 4 ounces vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1½ pounds raw, whole, head-on medium-sized (31-50 count) shrimp
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced green peppers
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • ½ cup peeled, seeded and chopped tomato
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ pound andouille sausage, cut into ¼-inch pieces and browned
  • 1 tablespoon file powder
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Place the vegetable oil and flour into a 5 to 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven and whisk together to combine. Place on the middle shelf of the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1½ hours, whisking 2 to 3 times throughout the cooking process.
  4. While the roux is baking, de-head, peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl and set in the refrigerator.
  5. Place the heads and shells in a 4-quart saucepan along with the 2 quarts of water, set over high heat and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced to 1-quart. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a container, discarding the solids.
  6. Once the roux is done, carefully remove it from the oven and set over medium-high heat.
  7. Gently add the onions, celery, green peppers and garlic and cook, moving constantly for 7 to 8 minutes or until the onions begin to turn translucent.
  8. Add the tomatoes, salt, black pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves and stir to combine.
  9. Gradually add the shrimp broth while whisking continually.
  10. Decrease the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the shrimp and sausage and stir to combine.
  11. Add the file powder while stirring constantly. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes prior to serving.
  12. Serve over the Angel Hair Shirataki.
  13. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  14. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  15. Place the vegetable oil and flour into a 5 to 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven and whisk together to combine.
  16. Place on the middle shelf of the oven, uncovered, and bake for 1½ hours, whisking 2 to 3 times throughout the cooking process.
  17. While the roux is baking, de-head, peel and devein the shrimp. Place the shrimp in a bowl and set in the refrigerator.
  18. Place the heads and shells in a 4-quart saucepan along with the 2 quarts of water, set over high heat and bring to a boil.
  19. Decrease the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced to 1-quart. Remove from the heat and strain the liquid into a container, discarding the solids.
  20. Once the roux is done, carefully remove it from the oven and set over medium-high heat.
  21. Gently add the onions, celery, green peppers and garlic and cook, moving constantly for 7 to 8 minutes or until the onions begin to turn translucent.
  22. Add the tomatoes, salt, black pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaves and stir to combine.
  23. Gradually add the shrimp broth while whisking continually.
  24. Decrease the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the shrimp and sausage and stir to combine.
  25. Add the file powder while stirring constantly. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes prior to serving.
  26. Serve over the Angel Hair Shirataki.

 

 

 

Macaroni Shirataki Texas Hash

Macaroni Shirataki Texas Hash
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced (thumb nail size)
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced (thumb nail size)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, pintos work too. ( do not drain)
  • 1 package Macaroni Shirataki
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1½ tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Brown beef, onion, and bell pepper in 1 tablespoon oil.
  3. Add beans, tomatoes, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir.
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat 10 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Add Macaroni Shirataki.
  5. Turn off heat, and let rest covered 5 to 10 minutes to thicken.
Notes
Serve with a great corn bread and a salad for a complete meal. Parmesan cheese on top makes this really great