Coconut Curry Shrimp with Spicy Peanut Noodles

curried-shrimp

Ingredients

For the noodles:

  • 1 pound fresh thin egg noodles
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons Hi-Lo soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter (natural preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water

For the shrimp:

  • 24 large (21/25) shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Hi-Lo Vegetable Oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red curry paste
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook the egg noodles according to the package directions.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  3. In a medium sauce pan combine the vegetable broth, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, onion, lime juice, sesame oil, peanut butter, Sriracha, and curry paste.
  4. Whisk over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook, stirring often, for ten minutes.
  6. While the sauce simmers begin the shrimp.
  7. In a deep saute pan heat one tablespoon of the Hi-Lo Vegetable Oil over medium heat until it shimmers.
  8. Add the shrimp and cook for 30 seconds per side, or until they begin to turn pink and start to curl. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  9. Add the second tablespoon of oil and when it shimmers add the garlic, ginger and onion.
  10. Cook until they start to soften and become fragrant, about one minute.
  11. Add the coconut milk, lime juice, sugar, fish sauce, curry paste, and Sriracha and mix well.
  12. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the sauce reduces and thickens, about five minutes.
  13. Add the shrimp back into the sauce and toss to coat.Cook for 30 to 45 seconds, or until the shrimp are cooked through and hot, then turn off the heat.
  14. Allow to stand for three minutes so the sauce can thicken.
  15. To finish the peanut sauce raise the heat to medium and bring the sauce back to a boil.
  16. Add half the cornstarch mixture and whisk until thickened, about one minute
  17. If you want the sauce thicker add the remaining cornstarch mixture.
  18. Place the egg noodles in a bowl and pour the sauce over. Toss to coat.
  19. Garnish with the fresh cilantro. Enjoy!
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