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Wednesday, November 04 2015

This recipe makes four noodle bowls of large shrimp, red sweet pepper, and fresh snow pea pods flavored with either purchased or homemade Green Curry Paste.

1    tablespoon   purchased or Homemade Green Curry Paste*
2    tablespoons   olive oil
1    14 ounce can  unsweetened coconut milk
1    14 ounce can  chicken broth
1/4   cup   lemon juice
2    tablespoons   fish sauce
1    14 ounce package  wide rice stick noodles
1    pound   large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and cut in halves lengthwise
1      large red sweet pepper, cut into thin strips
1    cup   fresh snow pea pods, trimmed
1/4   cup   chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2      hard-cooked eggs, quartered
Homemade Green Curry Paste
1      large onion, chopped
2      stalks lemon grass, tender white portion thinly sliced
1/4   cup   water
2    inch section  fresh ginger, peeled, chopped
1/2   cup   cilantro
3      fresh serrano chile peppers, seeded (see Note)
4      cloves garlic, minced
2    teaspoons   curry powder
1    teaspoon   five-spice powder
3/4   teaspoon   salt

In saucepan cook curry paste in hot oil until fragrant and beginning to stick to pan. Add milk, broth, lemon juice, and fish sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until reduced to 3-1/2 cups. Cook noodles in boiling salted water 4 to 6 minutes or until tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain. Divide noodles among 4 bowls. Add shrimp, pepper, and snow peas to sauce. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in cilantro. Spoon over noodles. Top with eggs. Makes 4 servings (1-1/4 cup noodles + 1-1/2 cups sauce)
Homemade Green Curry Paste
In food processor or blender combine onion, lemon grass, water, ginger, cilantro, serrano chile peppers, (see Note); garlic, curry powder, five-spice powder, salt. Cover; process or blend until smooth.

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 781, Fat, total (g) 32, chol. (mg) 236, sat. fat (g) 19, carb. (g) 96, Monounsaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 1700.66, vit. C (mg) 70.86, Thiamin (mg) 0.07, Riboflavin (mg) 0.22, Niacin (mg) 3.75, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.25, Folate (µg) 24.19, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1.28, sodium (mg) 1402, Potassium (mg) 312, calcium (mg) 121.16, iron (mg) 6.12, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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