Japanese Shrimp and Soba Noodles

Sizzling shrimp and veggies top off tasty noodles. Looks like it came from an Asian restaurant but takes only 30 minutes in a common skillet.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

8
ounces uncooked soba (buckwheat) noodles
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
pound uncooked medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon finely chopped gingerroot
1 1/2
cups baby-cut carrots, cut lengthwise in half
8
ounces green beans, cut in half
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon sugar
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 Cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat bottom. Add shrimp, garlic and gingerroot; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Remove from skillet.
  • 3 Add carrots, green beans, 1 cup of the broth, the soy sauce and sugar to skillet. Heat to boiling. Cover and cook over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 4 Stir in shrimp and lemon juice. Mix cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into shrimp mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Divide noodles among bowls. Top with shrimp mixture.

Expert Tips

Need an easy substitute for soba noodles? Use whole wheat spaghetti or ramen noodles.

Purchase shrimp already peeled and deveined. Frozen uncooked shrimp can also be used; just be sure to thaw them before cooking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
335
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
160mg
160%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
78%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
28%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.