Sesame Shrimp Noodles Recipe

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks

All you need is twenty minutes for a delicious bowl of sesame shrimp noodles. Ready? Set? Let’s cook!

Lately, I’ve been on a noodle kick. Restaurant menus and the internet are filled with all kinds of noodle bowls so I wanted to join in the fun too. If you have twenty minutes you can make these delicious Sesame Shrimp Noodles. Forget the take out tonight!

I am lucky that there are several Asian grocery stores in my town. I can get any type of ingredient from exotic rice to fish sauces to Asian plum sauce. The choices are endless.

Sesame Shrimp Noodles Photo

The funny thing is that when I make these noodle bowls, I use simple linguine. The flat noodles hold the sauce well and they are the perfect accompaniment to the shrimp and veggies.

This recipe includes shrimp, which is another thing I really love. I love it so much that if you look in my freezer you will see at least three bags of frozen shrimp in there. What other protein can you defrost under running water in five minutes? I get the cleaned shrimp without tails so there is less work for me. Cooking them is as easy as it gets.

Sesame Shrimp Noodles Picture

So remember how I said my Asian grocery stores carry everything? This recipe is garnished with sesame seeds and my grocery store had black ones. How cool is that?

There is no need to go crazy finding black sesame seeds in your stores as regular sesame seeds work fine. They actually taste quite similar but I thought my dish looked pretty exotic with these black sesame seeds.

Sesame Shrimp Noodles Image

I also use frozen, shelled edamame in this recipe but if you’d rather, regular green peas can be used. Either way, it’s one easy- to- make dish to have for dinner.

This dish includes noodles, shrimp and veggies, so it includes all food groups. Since there’s very little work involved in preparing this meal, I like to make a homemade dessert such as chocolate pudding or apple pie cupcakes. And if it’s the weekend, maybe even enjoy a Moscow Mule before dinner.  Cheers to a really delicious meal!

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Sesame Shrimp Noodles Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 8 ounces Linguine
  • 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 Red Pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped Garlic
  • 1 cup Edamame, shelled
  • 1/4 cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 1/2 pound Large Shrimp, cleaned, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame Seeds
  • 2 Green Onions, chopped


  1. Cook the linguine according to package directions. Drain and keep warm.
  2. In the meantime, heat oil in a large fry pan or a wok on medium heat. Cook pepper for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and edamame. Cook until edamame are heated through and no longer frozen.
  3. Add soy sauce and vinegar to the pan. Cook until sauce starts to simmer. Add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes or until they are pink.
  4. Mix in pasta and heat together for a few minutes. Mix in sesame oil.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions before serving.



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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 108
Calories 486

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
  Saturated Fat 1g
Sodium 1515mg
Total Carbohydrate 61g
  Dietary Fiber 6g
  Sugars 6g
Protein 22g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.

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