Garlic Noodles with Shrimp

Garlic Noodles with Shrimp

Author Notes Garlic noodles with sauteed shrimp —Vy Tran Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 20 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients Fo the garlic noodles 1 12-oz box of thin spaghetti (Barilla brand) 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves of garlic (about 1 ½ tbsp), minced 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)…

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Garlic Noodles with Shrimp

Author Notes

Garlic noodles with sauteed shrimp —Vy Tran

  • Prep time
    15 minutes
  • Cook time
    20 minutes
  • Serves
    4-6
Ingredients
  • Fo the garlic noodles

  • 1

    12-oz box of thin spaghetti (Barilla brand)


  • 2 tablespoons

    olive oil


  • 4

    cloves of garlic (about 1 ½ tbsp), minced


  • 6 tablespoons

    unsalted butter


  • 3 tablespoons

    soy sauce (Kikkoman brand)


  • 1 tablespoon

    oyster sauce (Lee Kum Kee brand)


  • 1 tablespoon

    garlic powder


  • 1 ½ tablespoons

    sugar


  • 2 tablespoons

    pasta water


  • 2 tablespoons

    scallions, cut


  • 1 pinch

    freshly ground pepper to taste

  • For the sautéed shrimp

  • 1 pound

    tiger shrimp


  • 1 tablespoon

    olive oil


  • 1

    clove of garlic, minced


  • 1 tablespoon

    oyster sauce (Lee Kum Kee brand)

Directions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain in a colander.
  2. In a bowl, prepare garlic sauce by whisking together soy sauce, oyster sauce, garlic powder, sugar, and water. Set aside.
  3. In a large saute pan over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the garlic and saute until aromatic but not browned. Then add the butter to pan and let it melt. Cook until garlic is slightly brown.
  4. Add the garlic sauce to the pan and mix together until well combined. Keep on low heat.
  5. Toss the drained spaghetti into the pan and mix with garlic sauce. Add the scallion and set aside.
  6. For the shrimp, in a large saute pan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and saute until it begins to soften.
  7. Add the shrimp and saute for 2 minutes. Then add the oyster sauce and simmer until the shrimp is cooked through and the flavors have combined, about 5 more minutes.
  8. Add the cooked shrimp to garlic noodles and toss until combined.
  9. Divide the noodles among 4 plates and top with additional scallions and freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately.

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