Soba Noodles with Spicy Garlic Shrimp Recipe


  • 9 ounces soba noodles


  • 4 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 4 tablespoons lime juiceabout 2 limes
  • zest of two limes
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame oil
  • 8 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons chili saucemore if desired, Sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlicminced
  • 1 teaspoon gingerminced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimppeeled and deveined, 16/20 count
  • kosher saltas needed to season shrimp
  • black pepperas needed to season shrimp


  • 1 cup brown mushroomsthinly sliced fresh, for garnish
  • 1 cup carrotsshredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbagethinly shredded
  • 1 cup sugar snap peascut in half
  • 2 cup cilantrofor garnish
  • 4 slices limefor garnish


  1. Heat a large pot of water to boiling on high.
  2. Meanwhile, mix all sauce ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl. Transfer to a small pot, boil sauce until thickened, stirring as needed. About 1 minute. Turn off heat and set aside. Add more honey or chili sauce if desired.
  3. Heat a large pan over medium-low heat. Add olive oil, garlic, ginger, and red chili flakes. When the ingredients begin to gently sizzle, cook, stirring as needed for 3 minutes to infuse the flavors into the oil, turn off heat. Do not brown the garlic!
  4. Dry the shrimp with paper towel, season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  5. Turn heat up to medium and add the shrimp to the infused oil. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side, or until shrimp is pink. Transfer to a plate. Turn off heat, reserve pan.
  6. Add noodles to the boiling water, cook for 4 minutes, or as suggested by manufacturer. Drain noodles, keep warm.
  7. Turn heat to up to medium high on the reserved pan. Add mushrooms and carrots, saute for 2 minutes. Add cabbage and peas, saute for additional 2 minutes. Turn off heat and add cooked noodles and shrimp to the pan. Gradually add enough sauce to coat the ingredients, stirring gently to combine.
  8. Divide dish into 4 servings, top with cilantro and serve with a lime slice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 587                 Calories from Fat 189
                                                 % Daily Value*
Fat 21g                                                32%
Saturated Fat 3g                              15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 170mg                        57%
Sodium 1788mg                              75%
Potassium 500mg                          14%
Carbohydrates 65g                         22%
Fiber 4g                                               16%
Sugar 18g                                            20%
Protein 34g                                       68%
Vitamin A 5750IU                          115%
Vitamin C 47.9mg                           58%
Calcium 90mg                                    9%
Iron 4mg                                             22%

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