Black Bean Noodle Stir Fry

Black Bean Noodle Stir Fry

Black bean noodles are trending in the world of health conscious eaters, and why not?  They taste amazing and they are a great way to add more beans into your diet. Betsy, always spot on with her use of nut butters in recipes has now created a delicious black bean noodle stir fry recipe. The not so secret ingredient? Her Cinnamon Peanut Butter, of course.  Betsy uses the PB to make a tantalizing peanut sauce tha takes her recipe to the next level.

Sauce Ingredients:

2 TBS Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1/4 cup Tamari or soy sauce

1 Tbsp white wine or dry sherry

1 1/2 tsp of cornstarch or arrowroot

1 tsp sugar

1 Tbsp honey

1/2 tsp sesame oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

Black Bean Noodle Ingredients:

4 cups water

2 whole blocks of Lotus Foods Forbidden Black Rice Ramen Noodles

2 cups shredded green cabbage (4 oz)

1 1/2 cup shredded carrots (3 oz)

1/4 tsp salt

1 close garlic, minced

1/4 c cilantro, chopped

8 oz shrimp, cooked and chopped

1 Tbsp sesame oil

Step By Step Black Bean Noodle Stir-Fry Recipe Directions:

Step 1Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, place the soy sauce, wine or sherry, oil, cornstarch, sugar, honey Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl and whisk until the cornstarch is dissolved. Transfer 2 tablespoons of the sauce to a medium bowl and set the rest of the sauce aside.

Step 2: Cut shrimp into small pieces. Place the shrimp in the medium bowl and toss to coat with the 2 Tbsp of sauce; set the marinated shrimp and the remaining sauce aside.

Step 3: Add the noodles to the 4 c boiling water and cook according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high until shimmering. Add the cabbage, carrot, and garlic, season with 1/4 tsp salt, and cook until starting to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate; set aside.

Step 4: When the noodles are ready, drain in a colander and run under cold water until cooled. Set aside to drain while you cook the shrimp.

Step 5: Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray and add the shrimp to skilled and spread into a single layer. Sear undisturbed until the shrimp is golden-brown on each side, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Stir-fry until just cooked through, about 1 minute more.

Step 6: Add the noodles and reserved vegetables to the shrimp. Cook, tossing with tongs, until heated through, about 2 minutes. Whisk the sauce again to recombine and dissolve the cornstarch, then add to the pan. Toss until the sauce evenly coats the noodles and vegetables. Garnish with the cilantro if desired and serve.

Step 7: Enjoy your black bean noodle stir fry!

Grab your wok and get ready to roll! Betsy’s black bean noodle stir fry recipe will have you excited to be eating healthy versions of some Asian classics. Trust Betsy! It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

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Sizzlin’ Peanut Butter Soy Sauce Stir Fry

Sizzlin’ Peanut Butter Soy Sauce Stir Fry

With our peanut butter soy sauce recipe you can give your traditional stir-fry the boot. Try this unique blend of Betsy’s Best Cinnamon PB with veggies and shrimp. Betsy’s dish is sure to be a hit with the unique flavors and beautiful presentation. We are pretty confident it will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 lb. shrimp, peeled

1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and minced

½ Tbsp fresh garlic, chopped

1/8 cup rice vinegar

1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce (or coconut aminos)

1 Tbsp raw sugar

½ tsp red Thai curry paste

1½ Tbsp low-sodium chicken broth (or vegetable broth)

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 Tbsp peanut oil (or coconut oil)

½ cup unsweetened lite coconut milk

2 cups shredded red cabbage

1 cup shredded carrots

2 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped

½ bunch of cilantro, chopped for garnish (optional)

Step By Step Peanut Butter Soy Sauce Stir-Fry Recipe Directions:

Step 1Finely mince ginger and garlic. In a food processor or immersion blender canister, combine ginger, garlic, Betsy’s Best, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, curry paste, broth and pepper.

Step 2: Add oil to skillet and cook shrimp until pink. Remove and cover with foil to keep warm.

Step 3: Reduce heat to low and add coconut milk. Stir in peanut/curry/ginger mixture and heat through, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 4: Wrap it up in a tortilla or serve this delicious stir-fry recipe on a dish. This recipe can also be made with fish or chicken for a different twist!

Step 5: Enjoy your peanut butter soy sauce stir-fry!

Nut butters can be so versatile.  We hope you love trying our recipe for peanut butter soy sauce with shrimp stir-fry.  Hopefully it will open a whole new way that you use nut butters in your kitchen !

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