Watching your carb intake? This 20-minute recipe is one you'll want to try. We've paired shrimp with a time-saving store-bought fresh vegetable medley and a zesty homemade sauce and served it over tofu noodles. These noodles are gluten-free, so they're lower in carbs and have fewer calories than spaghetti.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp if frozen. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse the shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. Meanwhile, whisk together the water, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and Sriracha in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the canola oil (or olive oil) in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, garlic, and ginger to the hot oil. Stir-fry about 2 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque. Remove the shrimp from skillet; set aside. Meanwhile, drain and rinse the noodle substitute; pat dry with paper towels.

  • Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon canola oil (or olive oil) in the skillet. Add vegetable medley to the hot oil; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the noodle substitute and the hoisin sauce mixture to the vegetables in skillet; stir to coat. Return the shrimp to the skillet; toss together until heated through. Divide among four bowls. If desired, sprinkle with sliced scallions. Drizzle with sesame oil. Serve immediately (the sauce will thin as it stands).

Nutrition Facts

2 cups
246 calories; protein 22g; carbohydrates 18g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 6g; fat 10g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 130mg; sodium 631mg.

2 1/2 lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat, 1/2 starch