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Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas Recipe

Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas Recipe

Stir-fries and busy nights are a meal match made in heaven. For a boost of vibrant color and freshness, I sometimes stir in chopped cilantro just before I serve it from the pan. —Nedra Schell, Fort Worth, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat linguine
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Asian toasted sesame salad dressing


  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions for al dente.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, peas, salt and pepper flakes; stir-fry 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and peas are crisp-tender.
  • 3. Drain linguine, reserving 1/4 cup pasta water. Add pasta, pasta water and salad dressing to shrimp mixture; toss to combine. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 418 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 646mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 8g fiber), 29g protein.

Reviews for Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas

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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 218432
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"Pretty good and very simple."

diva9141 User ID: 7516610 126057
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013


janeenj User ID: 7132464 123974
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"Always looking for new weeknight meals, especially as we love stir fries. quick & tasty."

jennylynnrice User ID: 7433725 200053
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2013

"Easy week-night meal. Even the kids liked it."

cast_iron_king User ID: 1236761 198532
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2013

"A great, quick meal! I used regular pasta and added some onion and red bell pepper to the stir fry and it was delicious!"

momoflandl User ID: 5566695 153043
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"I love easy, quick and tasty recipes and this one certainly fit the bill. It was healthy and really filling as well."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.