Searching for an interesting and unexpected meal to feed your family? Look no further than this shrimp and noodle stir-fry. It comes together in less time than it takes to order out and is full of flavor and textures. The shrimp is tossed with bell peppers, pea pods, bok choy, and green onions before being coated in a simple sauce made from hoisin and orange juice. Use the recipe as a guide and substitute in tofu, mushrooms, broccoli, or whatever veggies you have on hand. To get the details, keep reading.
12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp or tub-style firm tofu, drained and cubed Serves 4.
2 3-ounce packages shrimp- or mushroom-flavored ramen noodles
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil or cooking oil
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 medium red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin strips
3/4 cup fresh pea pods, strings and tips removed, or 1/2 of a 6-ounce package frozen pea pods, thawed
2 cups chopped bok choy
1/3 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup bottled hoisin or stir-fry sauce
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp or tub-style firm tofu, drained and cubed