Shrimp and Soba Noodle Stir Fry

There are a few meals that I could be happy eating nearly every day.  This stir-fry is one of them.  Light, slightly salty and slightly sweet, and full of whatever vegetables you have on hand, it’s balanced in every sense.  By all means adapt it to the veggies or proteins in your fridge or freezer.

Cooking in a traditional wok actually makes life easier because the wok’s larger surface area can accommodate all of the ingredients at once, and therefore results in faster cooking.  Added bonus: cast-iron woks infuse a little health-beneficial iron into your food.  And they’re very affordable relative to pricey stainless steal or ceramic cookware.  Get a good wok here.

Sesame Ginger Shrimp and Soba Noodle Stir-Fry
From Eat Happy Meal Plan
Total Prep Time: 35 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Serves:  4

1 lb shrimp, raw and deveined (sub any protein – tofu, chicken, etc)
½ head savoy or napa cabbage
1 cup frozen corn
1 cup frozen peas
3 scallions, thinly sliced
8-10 ounce package soba noodles (I like 100% buckwheat noodles that are gluten free)

2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup soy sauce or sub coconut aminos
2 tablespoons honey, raw and local are best
3 tsp minced garlic, from about 3 cloves
1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, grated, can substitute 1 tsp dried ginger
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp hot sauce or sri racha, optional
Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), sea salt, black pepper, crushed red pepper


  1. Mix all of the sauce ingredients [...]