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.

 

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.

 

Broccoli Beef with Shirataki Noodles

 

Recipe: Broccoli Beef with Shirataki Noodles
Recipe type: Beef
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Ingredients
  • ¾ pound flank or sirloin steak , sliced thinly across the grain
  • ¾ pound broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons high-heat cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, very finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tablespoon water
For the beef marinade
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry)
  • ½ teaspoon cornstarch
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
For the sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse the Shirataki Noodles. Put on paper towels to dry.
  2. Marinate the beef: Stir together the beef marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Add the beef slices and stir until coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Prepare the sauce: Stir together the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Blanch the broccoli: Cook the broccoli in a small pot of boiling, salted water until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain thoroughly.
  5. Heat a large frying pan or wok over high heat until a bead of water sizzles and instantly evaporates upon contact. Add the cooking oil and swirl to coat.
  6. Add the beef and immediately spread the beef out all over the surface of the wok or pan in a single layer (preferably not touching). Let the beef fry undisturbed for 1 minute. Flip the beef slices over, add the garlic to the pan and fry for an additional 30 seconds to 1 minute until no longer pink.
  7. Pour in the sauce, add the blanched broccoli and bring to a boil.
  8. Pour in the dissolved cornstarch and cook, stirring until the sauce boils and thickens, 30 seconds.
  9. Serve over a bed of Shirataki Noodles.