Seafood: Shrimp Pad Thai

posted by Terrytx 05-03-102 8:32 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Shrimp Pad Thai
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Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Seafood
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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8 ounces wide rice stick noodles (Banh Pho)
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup fresh bean sprouts
3/4 cup (1-inch) sliced green onions
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
2 tablespoons chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts

Place noodles in a large bowl. Add hot water to cover; let stand 12 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Combine ketchup, sugar, fish sauce and pepper in a small bowl.

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp; saute 2 minutes or until shrimp are done. Remove shrimp from pan; keep warm.

Heat 4 teaspoons oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add eggs; cook 30 seconds or until soft-scrambled, stirring constantly. Add sprouts, green onions and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add noodles, ketchup mixture and shrimp; cook 3 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups). 343 cal, 9.2g fat, 21.3g pro, 42.4g carb, 1.4g fiber, 186mg chol, 3mg iron, 912mg sod, 60mg calc.

Source: Cooking Light-5/02

Serving Ideas : Spicy Cucumber Salad

NOTES : Substitute 4 cups hot cooked linguine for the rice stick noodles if you have trouble finding them.

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