Thai Shrimp

  • Yield 4 servings

Introduce yourself to popular Thai cuisine with an easy shrimp and pasta recipe with an alluring mild sauce of garlic, ginger, peanut butter and peanuts.


1 1/2 cups fat-free chicken broth
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon peanut butter
1 teaspoon sesame or sesame chili oil
1 green bell pepper, cored and diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled
1 (8-ounce) package vermicelli
2 tablespoons dry roasted chopped peanuts
1/4 cup chopped green onions


  1. Combine broth, soy sauce, peanut butter, and sesame oil in a small pot. Blend well, Bring to boil, reduce heat, cook 5 minutes, then set aside.
  2. In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, sauté green pepper, garlic and ginger for 3 minutes .
  3. Add shrimp, cook several additional minutes. Add soy broth to shrimp and cook for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp show bright pink, cooked color.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions. Toss drained pasta with shrimp mixture.
  5. Garnish with peanuts and green onions.