Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood

Spaghetti Shirataki a La Bruschetta and Seafood
Recipe type: Seafood
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Ingredients
  • 5 medium tomatoes, vine ripened
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ⅓ cup spaghetti sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 clams, fresh, in the shell
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup scallops
  • 1 cup prawns, large fresh shrimp will do
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki
  • parmesan cheese, fresh grated (optional)
Instructions
  1. BRUSCHETTA SAUCE: Prepare earlier in the day and set aside to meld flavors. Place tomatoes in a deep bowl and pour boiling water over them. Leave for about 3 minutes then remove skins and chop into medium dice. In a non reactive bowl place diced tomatoes, minced garlic, chopped basil, sugar, spaghetti sauce, salt, black pepper and olive oil. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside at room temperature until ready to use.
  2. PREPARE SEAFOOD: Steam the clams in their shells in a little water. Once they are wide open - drain - discard all clams that have not fully opened as well as the liquid and place the opened ones into a warmed bowl. Heat ½ tablespoon of olive oil and sauté scallops and prawns. Place in the same bowl as the clams.
  3. TO SERVE: Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry. Toss with room temperature bruschetta sauce and add seafood. Place the pot back onto the still heated, but turned off burner so the sauce and spaghetti can heat through -do not allow it to cook further!
  4. Distribute between two pasta bowls and grate fresh Parmesan cheese over top if desired.

 

Spaghetti Shirataki Noodle Salad

Spaghetti Shirataki Noodle Salad
Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • ¾ cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Zest of one lime
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 package Spaghetti Shirataki Noodles
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled and chopped into cubes
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts
  • Lime wedges for serving (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place the rice vinegar, sugar, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes until the sugar and salt dissolve.
  2. Stir in the garlic and jalapeño, and allow to cool.
  3. Add the lime juice, lime zest, and sesame oil and mix well.
  4. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  5. Transfer the noodles to a large bowl and toss with the dressing.
  6. Add the mango, bell pepper, basil and mint. Toss and plate.
  7. Serve with chopped peanuts sprinkled over the top and lime wedges.
Notes
This dish may be made a few hours in advance, or even the night before and let the Shirataki chill and marinate, just be sure not to add the peanuts, mint and basil until just before serving

Chicken and Shirataki Noodles in Peanut Sauce

Chicken and Shirataki Noodles in Peanut Sauce
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • 1 rotisserie chicken (1½ to 1¾ pounds)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 one-inch piece fresh peeled ginger
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter (regular)
  • ⅔ cup warm water
  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½-1 teaspoon red chile flakes (to taste)
  • 1 package Shirataki Noodles
  • 1 10-ounce package sugar snap peas
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Remove chicken from bones and slice or shred. Set aside.
  2. Drop garlic and ginger in the bowl of a food processor until finely chopped. Add peanut butter, water, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, sugar, and chile flakes and process until smooth.
  3. In a small pan of boiling water add sugar snap peas and cook 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under running water briefly.
  4. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles under warm water to heat.
  5. Serve chicken on top of noodles and snap peas. Pour sauce over and sprinkle with scallions.