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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Spicy Thai Basil Shrimp and Rice Noodles

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Our Clean Spicy Thai Basil Shrimp and Rice Noodles recipe is exactly what you need when you are craving a taste of the Orient. Crisp tasting with a hint of spice, you will forget that this recipe is even healthy! It’s a great recipe if you are crunched for time as it takes about 15 minutes to fully prep ingredients and prepare the dish. Grab some chopsticks and treat yourself to something special!

Clean Spicy Thai Basil Shrimp and Rice Noodles

Ingredients:
1 TBSP honey
1 TBSP lime juice
1 TBSP low sugar fish sauce (Most have 0g sugar and few ingredients)
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1 package brown rice Pad Thai noodles (Use a brand that contains only rice flour. You could also substitute for Kelp noodles)
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2 TBSP coconut oil
1 tsp minced garlic
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
½ lb shrimp, shells on
1 C carrots, shredded
2 TBSP green onion, diced
½ C fresh basil, diced
¼ C raw cashews, chopped

Directions:
1.  Boil water for rice noodles as directed on package.
2. In a small bowl, whisk to combine honey, lime juice, fish sauce and soy sauce. Set aside.
3.  Prepare rice noodles as directed on package and strain into a large bowl once they are prepared.
4. As rice noodles are cooking, add coconut oil to a large pan or wok. Heat until liquefied over medium-high heat.
5.  Add minced garlic and cayenne pepper. Cook for 30-45 seconds stirring constantly.
6. Add shrimp, stirring frequently (approximately every 20 seconds) and cook for 2 minutes.
7.   Add carrots and green onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
8. Add basil, cashews and sauce mixture, cooking until basil is slightly wilted or approximately 1 minute.
9. Combine stove top ingredients with rice noodles in a large bowl, tossing to coat noodles and equally distribute stir-fry ingredients.
10.  Serve immediately. 


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2 comments:

  1. Have you ever substituted the shrimp for chicken? I am curious how the fish sauce would taste.

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  2. 3 Studies SHOW Why Coconut Oil Kills Fat.

    This means that you actually burn fat by eating coconut fat (in addition to coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 researches from large medicinal journals are sure to turn the traditional nutrition world around!

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