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Sweet & Sour Shrimp with Noodles



Sweet & Sour Shrimp with Noodles
Broken lasagna noodles and fresh basil give this speedy supper a Thai-inspired twist.
Ingredients:
8   uncooked lasagna noodles
1   can (14.5 oz) chicken broth (about 2 cups/500 mL)
1/4   cup (50 mL) water
3   garlic cloves, pressed
2   small onions
1   medium green bell pepper
1   medium red bell pepper
1   lb (450 g) medium uncooked shrimp (41-50 per pound), peeled and deveined, tails removed
3   tbsp (45 mL) Asian Seasoning Mix
2/3   cup (150 mL) Sweet & Sour Sauce
1   cup (250 mL) diced fresh pineapple
1/2   cup (125 mL) chopped fresh basil leaves
Directions:
  1. Break noodles crosswise into narrow strips. Combine noodles, broth, water and garlic pressed with Garlic Press in Deep Covered Baker. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 14-16 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring every 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut onions lengthwise into wedges using Veggie Wedger and dice bell peppers using Santoku Knife. Combine shrimp and seasoning mix in Stainless (2-qt./2-L) Mixing Bowl; mix well. Add onions and peppers to baker. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 2-3 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender. Add shrimp and sauce to baker; stir. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 3-5 minutes or until centers of shrimp are opaque. Carefully remove baker from microwave using Oven Mitts. Stir in pineapple and basil.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutrients per serving: Calories 260, Total Fat 2.5 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 115 mg, Carbohydrate 39 g, Protein 22 g, Sodium 410 mg, Fiber 3 g

U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 2 low-fat meat (2 1/2 carb)

Cook's Tips: If desired, 2 tsp (10 mL) grated fresh gingerroot, 1 tsp (5 mL) salt, 1 garlic clove, pressed and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cayenne pepper can be combined and substituted for the Asian Seasoning Mix.