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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 equals 418 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 646 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Reviews for Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"Pretty good and very simple."

Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013


Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

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

Reviewed Oct. 7, 2013

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

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!"

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.