Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp

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.

Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp


  • 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


  1. Combine seasoning sauce, lemon juice and ginger in medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in large, nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add sesame seeds; cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds or until seeds are toasted and fragrant.
  4. Remove shrimp from marinade and add to wok; discard marinade. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute or until shrimp are opaque.
  5. Add bell peppers; cook for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in noodles, green onions and soy sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
  7. Transfer to serving dish.
  8. Serve hot or cold.

Prep: 15 min | Cook: 10 min | Servings: 4

Recipe compliments of cookbook author Ying Chang Compestine.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Nestle© and meals.com