Japanese shrimp & noodles

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Bet you never thought to use ramen noodles in your main course! This is an easy and very tasty recipe!

What you’ll need:

1 package ramen noodles
1 Tbl oil
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1 Tbl ginger
1 ½ c baby carrots, cut lengthwise in half
1 c green beans, cut in half
1 ¾ c chicken broth
2 Tbl soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
1 Tbl lemon juice
1 tsp cornstarch

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain. Heat oil over medium high heat in a skillet. Rotate skillet to coat the entire bottom. Add shrimp, garlic and ginger and cook about 3 minutes, stirring often, until shrimp are pink. Remove from skillet. Put carrots, green beans, 1 c of the broth, soy sauce and sugar in the skillet. Heat to boiling. Cover and cook over medium heat 4 - 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender. Add shrimp back to pan and stir in lemon juice. Mix cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth. Stir into shrimp mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minutes. Serve over noodles. Serves 4.

ramen noodles - $0.29
1/2 lb 30/40 shrimp - $2.50
carrots - $0.89
green beans - $1.09
bouillon cubes - $1.89/jar of 20
soy sauce $1.89
sugar - $1.99/4 lb bag
lemons - $1.99/4
Total - $7.75

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