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Bright, fresh veggie flavors, a splash of tart lime juice, the crunch of peanuts and a hint of heat make this healthy and beautiful shrimp stir-fry a real standout! -Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Provided by @MakeItYours

Number Of Ingredients 20

6 ounces uncooked thick rice noodles
1/4 cup rice vinegar
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons fish sauce or additional reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons Thai chili sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
2 cups fresh snow peas
2 medium carrots, grated
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups bean sprouts
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped


  • Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, chili sauce, oil and pepper flakes until blended; set aside., In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp in 2 teaspoons oil until shrimp turn pink; remove and keep warm. Stir-fry snow peas and carrots in remaining oil for 1-2 minutes. Add garlic, cook 1 minute longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add eggs; cook and stir until set., Drain noodles; add to vegetable mixture. Stir vinegar mixture and add to the skillet. Bring to a boil. Add shrimp, bean sprouts and green onions; heat through. Sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts.

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