Orange Tarragon Ginger Shrimp with Rice Noodles

  March 28, 2013  |    Blog>Recipes>Lunch/Dinner

If you’re looking for an easy, delicious and healthy seafood recipe, you’re in luck!

This shrimp contains one of our favorite flavor combos– seafood and citrus! Plus, from a nutrition standpoint, the shrimp is a lean protein that helps to keep you feeling satisfied. And citrus fruit and 100 percent citrus juices can help you meet fruit intake recommendations, while delivering nutrients that Americans often don’t get enough of (vitamin C– and calcium and vitamin D– when you choose fortified juices). Citrus fruits are also fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free– so they are the perfect way to add a ton of flavor to your favorite recipes!

This is a great recipe for the entire family! Enjoy!

Psst… looking for more healthy dishes? Please feel free to search this site!  And here are a few to try…

Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

Green Lentil Soup

Lime Shrimp with Coconut Rice

Peruvian Style Chicken

Sweet Potato Soup

Orange Tarragon Ginger Shrimp with Rice Noodles

Yield: Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Florida orange juice
  • 12 jumbo raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails attached
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package rice noodles, prepared according to
  • package directions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups fresh snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Asian hot chili sauce, optional

Preparation
Combine orange juice, shrimp, tarragon, olive oil, ginger and shallot in a zipper-seal plastic bag. Seal bag securely; toss gently to combine ingredients. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Prepare rice noodles according to package directions. Drain and combine with sesame seed oil; toss to coat evenly; reserve.

Spray wok with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Drain shrimp mixture; reserve 1/2 cup marinade and discard remaining marinade. Add shrimp and reserved 1/2 cup of marinade to wok; bring to a boil and stir fry shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes. Add snow peas; stir fry for 3 more minutes, just until snow peas are tender crisp and shrimp is cooked through. Add sesame seeds and chili sauce, if desired. Remove from heat and add reserved rice noodles; toss to combine and serve immediately.

Thanks to The Florida Department of Citrus for this fabulous recipe! Check out their site for more delicious recipes www.FloridaJuice.com

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Orange Tarragon Ginger Shrimp with Rice Noodles
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup Florida orange juice
  • 12 jumbo raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails attached
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package rice noodles, prepared according to
  • package directions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups fresh snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Asian hot chili sauce, optional
  • Preparation
  • Combine orange juice, shrimp, tarragon, olive oil, ginger and shallot in a zipper-seal plastic bag. Seal bag securely; toss gently to combine ingredients. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  • Prepare rice noodles according to package directions. Drain and combine with sesame seed oil; toss to coat evenly; reserve.
  • Spray wok with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Drain shrimp mixture; reserve ½ cup marinade and discard remaining marinade. Add shrimp and reserved ½ cup of marinade to wok; bring to a boil and stir fry shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes. Add snow peas; stir fry for 3 more minutes, just until snow peas are tender crisp and shrimp is cooked through. Add sesame seeds and chili sauce, if desired. Remove from heat and add reserved rice noodles; toss to combine and serve immediately.

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