Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp

Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp

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15 min.
55 min.
4 Servings

You'll love the flavors and colors in this elegant Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp recipe. A delicious marinade adds amazing flavor dimensions. This traditional dish is often served on holidays. Noodles represent a wish for a long and happy life-the longer they are the better, so make sure you don't cut them. Shrimp represents happiness and good fortune.

Recipe compliments of cookbook author Ying Chang Compestine.


  • 8 ounces fresh or dry rice noodles or fettuccine, prepared according to package directions, rinsed with cold water
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI Seasoning Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 12 ounces raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted black or white sesame seeds or nuts
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 tablespoon MAGGI TASTE OF ASIA Cooking Soy Sauce
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COMBINE seasoning sauce, lemon juice and ginger in medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

HEAT oil in large, nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add sesame seeds; cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds or until seeds are toasted and fragrant. Remove shrimp from marinade and add to wok; discard marinade. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute or until shrimp are opaque.

ADD bell peppers; cook for 1 minute. Stir in noodles, green onions and soy sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Transfer to serving dish. Serve hot or cold.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 390
  • Calories from Fat: 90
  • Total Fat: 10g (15% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 130mg (43% of DV)
  • Sodium: 820mg (34% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 52g (17% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (7% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Vitamin A: 20% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 90% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 35% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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