Sesame Shrimp and Noodle Recipe | PBS Food

Sesame Shrimp and Noodle


Prep time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 20 Minutes

Yield: Serves 1



  • Coarse salt and ground pepper)
  • 2 ounces thin spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 ounces medium shrimp
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced


  1. In a medium pot of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain; return to pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together marmalade, soy sauce, oil, vinegar, and ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Add shrimp, bell pepper, and scallions; toss to combine. Transfer to a rimmed (or toaster-oven) baking sheet, and spread in a single layer.
  3. Heat broiler (or toaster oven). Broil, 4 inches from heat source, until shrimp are opaque throughout, about 3 minutes. Transfer contents of baking sheet to pot; toss with pasta to combine.
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