Shrimp Noodle Bowl

Shrimp Noodle Bowl

With this quick, easy recipe, you can skip takeout and enjoy a fresh, homemade noodle bowl that’s filled with healthy ingredients.

Cook the seasoned shrimp in just three to five minutes, then pile it onto rice vermicelli noodles with bean sprouts, cucumber, carrot, lettuce, cilantro, mint, and basil for a flavor explosion. The finishing touch? A tangy broth and crushed peanuts.

Pro tip: Letting shrimp marinate with spices helps the meat absorb as much flavor as possible. However, if you’re in a hurry, you can reduce the time or cook the shrimp immediately.

We suggest grilling or broiling the shrimp in this recipe, but you can also cook it in a pan on the stovetop over medium heat for three to five minutes, or until shrimp are opaque and firm.

Shrimp Noodle Bowl

This authentic Shrimp Noddle Bowl is a quick, cozy weeknight meal made with seasoned shrimp, a host of fresh veggies, rice noodles, and a tangy broth.
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Shrimp Noodle Bowl

This authentic Shrimp Noddle Bowl is a quick, cozy weeknight meal made with seasoned shrimp, a host of fresh veggies, rice noodles, and a tangy broth.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 364 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 20 raw medium shrimp, cleaned and deveined, tail on (about 6 oz.)
  • 10 tsp. low-sodium fish sauce (like nuoc cham)
  • Finely ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • 8 oz. dry rice noodles (or vermicelli pasta)
  • Boiling water, divided use
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 medium cucumber, cut into matchstick-sized pieces
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into matchstick-sized pieces
  • 4 lettuce leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh Thai basil (or basil) leaves
  • ¼ cup chopped raw peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

Instructions

  1. Combine shrimp, pepper, and turmeric in a small bowl; cover. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  2. Cook rice noodles in water according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

  3. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  4. Grill or broil shrimp for 3 to 5 minutes, or until shrimp is opaque and firm.

  5. Evenly divide rice noodles lettuce between four serving bowls.

  6. Top evenly with bean sprouts, cucumber, carrot, lettuce, cilantro, mint, and basil. Set aside.

  7. To make broth, combine ¾ cup hot water, ¼ cup fish sauce, honey, and lime juice; mix well. 

  8. Top each bowl evenly with broth and sprinkle with peanuts; serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Noodle Bowl
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 364 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 319mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein 15g 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
½ Protein
1 Grain Carb
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
2½ Carb
½ Protein
1½ Fat

Portion Fix Containers
1 Green
½ Red
2½ Yellow
½ Blue

2B Mindset Plate It!
A great lunch option. Replace noodles with more veggies for dinner.

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Photos by Kirsten Morningstar