Ready in 15 minutes, this Sweet & Spicy Shrimp with Soba Noodles is a quick and easy weeknight dinner recipe that the whole family will love!
**Note- photos and post were updated 10/22/15**
I first made this dinner back in 2011 and since then it has become one of my go-to dinner recipes. It’s quick, it’s healthy and it’s easy to customize with whatever I have on hand. I usually use shrimp because they cook so quickly, but I’ve also made it with fresh chicken, or as a way to use up leftover chicken or pork.
You can use whatever veggies you have on hand. I usually use a mix of fresh and frozen and my standard choices are onions, red pepper and broccoli but I’ve also used corn, green beans, carrots, etc.
I’ve also made this with zoodles instead of soba noodles! (Check out my 6 Quick and Easy Zoodles Recipes).
Here’s the recipe…and I use that term loosely because I never measure when making this. It’s very forgiving 🙂
Sweet & Spicy Shrimp with Soba Noodles
Ready in just 15 minutes, this recipe for Sweet & Spicy Shrimp with Soba Noodles is easy to customize and perfect for busy nights.
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 c onion, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 2 cups broccoli, chopped
- 1 pound shrimp
- 3 Tbsp Thai chili sauce
- juice from one lemon
- 1 - 2 tsp sriracha
- buckwheat soba noodles (I use about half the box)
- Cook soba noodles according to package directions and set aside.
- Add garlic and vegetables to a large pan and saute over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until desired texture is reached.
- Add remaining ingredients to pan and cook another 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through.
- Add noodles to pan, toss and serve!
Feel free to add additional veggies or sub in your favorites.
Adjust amount of sriracha to fit your desired spice level.
Try serving over zoodles to change things up!
Also works well with chicken or tofu
I often double this recipe because we love the leftovers!
And it doesn’t always look this pretty on my plate, as you can see by the original photo below 🙂