Spicy Chinese Shrimp and Sweet Potato Noodles

A spicy shrimp and sweet potato noodle dish, with Chinese flavors and lots of heat! A fantastic lunch, dinner, or even side dish! (It’s even great cold!)

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Spicy Chinese Shrimp and Sweet Potato Noodles

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: Serves 2-4

A spicy shrimp and sweet potato noodle dish, with Chinese flavors and lots of heat! A fantastic lunch, dinner, or even side dish! (It's even great cold!)

Ingredients

    The Sauce
  • 1/2 cup hoisin
  • 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons sambal oelek (chili paste)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2" fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 Tablespoon pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 pound shrimp, shells removed and de-veined
  • The Rest!
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1" fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 pound sweet potato, peeled and spiralized
  • 2 radishes, sliced thin
  • 10 mini sweet peppers, quartered
  • 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, roughly chopped
  • Fresh cilantro, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. To make the sauce, combine all the ingredients together and mix well. Add the shrimp. And set aside to sit for 20 minutes while you prep everything else.
  2. In a large skillet heat the sesame oil over medium-high heat. Once shimmering, add the serrano, ginger, and garlic. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the peppers and radishes, and saute for 5-8 minutes, until softened.
  4. Toss in the sweet potato noodles
  5. Add the sauce that the shrimp is marinating in, but hold the shrimp for now, and stir in the sweet chili sauce. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook for about five minutes, tossing once until the sweet potato noodles begin to soften.
  6. Add in the shrimp and cook for 3-5 minutes longer until the shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  7. Serve and top with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro. Enjoy!

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