Thursday, August 21, 2014

sweet and sour noodles with shrimp... 30 minutes

the goods:

1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon butter
5 ounces pad thai noodles
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
1 cup bean sprouts
5 scallions, sliced
3 tablespoons rice vinegar

3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 cup vegetable broth
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sesame oil

In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high, cook shrimp 1-2 minutes per side until opaque throughout.
Cook noodles according to package instructions. Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high and add peppers. Cook until tender, about 3 minutes Stir in bean sprouts and cook another minute. Add noodles, scallions, shrimp, rice vinegar, and sauce mixture. Stir for 2-3 minutes until sauce thickens. Serve topped with additional scallions if desired.

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