Peanut Butter Noodle Nests with Spicy Orange Shrimp

by Amy Wood

Peanut Butter Noodle Nests with Spicy Orange Shrimp

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Yields: 4 Servings
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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1 tablespoon sriracha sauce
1/4 cup orange marmalade
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon grated ginger
8 ounces shrimp, peeled, de-veined
2 12-ounce packages ramen noodles, cooked according to package directions
1/4 cup onion, diced
1/4 cup red pepper, diced
2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup island teriyaki sauce
2 teaspoons crystalized ginger
1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes (or to taste)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup coleslaw mix
Scallions, for garnish


In a medium bowl, combine sriracha, marmalade, soy, vinegar and grated ginger. Stir to combine and add shrimp. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté onion and pepper in peanut oil until tender. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Reduce heat and add coconut milk, peanut butter, Island teriyaki sauce, crystalized ginger, hot pepper flakes and brown sugar. Simmer sauce 2 to 3 minutes adding additional coconut milk as needed. Pour off 1/4 cup of sauce and add ramen noodles to remaining sauce.

To serve:
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook shrimp 2 to 3 minutes on each side until tender. Move shrimp to outer edge of pan and cook coleslaw mix in center just until it starts to wilt. Add wilted slaw mix to ramen sauce mixture. Divide ramen among four plates and top with 4 or 5 shrimp. Garnish with reserved sauce, peanuts and scallions if desired.

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