Don’t like shrimp? Replace the shrimp with chicken or tofu. Don’t eat shrimp, chicken, or tofu? Leave them all out of the recipe, these Sweet and Spicy King Soba Noodles are delicious on their own.
– 1 package of King Soba Noodles
– 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced lengthwise
– 3 carrots, thinly sliced lengthwise
– 2 TBS chopped chives*
– 1 tbs sesame seeds
– 2 TBS maple syrup
– 1/2 TBS sesame oil
– 1/4 cup coconut aminos (soy-free option) or liquid aminos
– 2 TBS rice vinegar
– 1/8 tsp ground ginger
– 1 tsp red pepper flakes
– 6 oz grilled shrimp, chicken, or tofu
In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil and then add noodles. Cook the noodles for 5 minutes. Drain, rinse, and set aside. In a small bowl or container, combine maple syrup, sesame oil, coconut aminos, rice vinegar, ginger, and red pepper flakes together. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add red pepper, carrot, chives and half of the liquid to the frying pan. Cook the veggies until tender and then remove from heat. Combine noodles, veggies, grilled shrimp, and the rest of the liquid in a large bowl. Top with sesame seeds.
*According to the IBS Diets FODMAP chart, chives are considered low FODMAP even though garlic and onions are banned. Use your own judgement if you are following a low FODMAP diet.