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vendredi 10 septembre 2021

Shrimp And Steak Teriyaki Noodles


10 Facts about shrimp :

1. Shrimps have 16 photoreceptors and can see well, they can also move each eye independently.

2. There are many similarities between a shrimp and prawn, however shrimps have claws on two of their five pairs of legs while prawns have claws on three of their five pairs of legs. Shrimps are generally smaller than prawns and considered marine creatures. Meanwhile, the majority of prawns live in freshwater.

3. The body of a shrimp is divided into two parts: the thorax and the head. The cephalothorax and a narrow abdomen connect the two components.

4. A shrimp is protected by a hard exterior shell, the gills allow the shrimp to get oxygen from the surrounding waters.

5. Shrimp offer minimal threat when it comes to consuming other animals and plants. They are not typically predators.

6. A shrimp’s heart is located inside the bottom of its head.

7. Shrimp can quickly adapt to new conditions in the water, accounting for their vast numbers in every ocean and region on earth, except Antarctica.

8. It's often asked is shrimp a fish? The answer is shrimps are variety of decapod crustaceans and not a type of fish.

9. Both shrimp and prawn are common names and not scientific names, both are closely related to lobster, crabs and crayfish.

10. The scientific name of shrimp is "caridea", within the order of decapod crustaceans.


1 pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells

12 green onions

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

2 cups sugar snap pea pods, trimmed

1 14.2 ounce pkg. cooked udon noodles*

1 cup fresh pineapple chunks

3 tablespoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce

3 tablespoons water

¼ cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts



Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry.
Chop 1 Tbsp. of the dark green tops of onions for garnish. Cut pale green and white parts into 2-inch pieces.

In a wok or 12-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger; cook and stir 30 seconds.
Add green onion pieces and snap peas; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Add shrimp, noodles, and pineapple; cook and stir just until shrimp are opaque. Add teriyaki sauce and the water; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts and green onion tops.


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