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Ramen with Peanut Butter & Shrimp

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Crafting the Peanut Butter Ramen Sauce 

Take your taste buds on a trip through the flavors of savory and nutty with this delicious Peanut Butter Ramen Noodles Recipe with Shrimp. To begin with, let us start by making the sauce; it is a delicious blend of low-sodium soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil, and PB2 powdered peanut butter. Water can be used to thin the sauce to the appropriate consistency, giving it a silky finish that barely coats a spoon.

Cooking and Assembling the Shrimp Ramen Recipe with Peanut Butter

Toss the jumbo shrimp in a spoonful of the cooked sauce to give them a flavorful boost. Let them absorb the delicious mixture for about 20 minutes. In the meantime, boil some water for the brown rice and millet ramen noodles, and cook for no more than 4 minutes.

Place the sugar snap peas and red bell pepper slices in a heated wok or big skillet. Sear for one to two minutes, or until deep sear marks appear. When the shrimp are fully cooked, which should take around 6 to 8 minutes, add the marinated shrimp to the mixture and toss everything together.

Add the cooked noodles and pour in the prepared sauce while the skillet is on low heat, or take off the heat if needed. Toss to coat all of the ingredients with the rich, peanut deliciousness, including the noodles, carrots, and shrimp.

Enhancing Your Shrimp Ramen Noodles Experience

Serve this delicious dish right away, savoring the delectable fusion of soft shrimp, crunchy vegetables, and smooth peanut sauce. Crushed peanuts, cilantro, and a squeeze of fresh lime can be used as an optional garnish for a pop of color. Savor each bite of this meal of peanut butter ramen noodles as it pairs flavors and textures with a side of slaw or garden salad.

This dish of Peanut Butter Ramen Noodles with Shrimp is a culinary discovery that creates a symphony of flavors and sensations by fusing the richness of peanut flavor with the deliciousness of jumbo shrimp. The sauce has a delicious nuttiness and umami flavor that is enhanced by the unusual inclusion of PB2 powdered peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, and sesame oil. The shrimp gain delicious richness from being marinated in this aromatic mixture, which gives every bite an explosion of delight. To complement the soft shrimp, the sugar snap peas and grilled red bell pepper give a sharp and colorful touch. For a filling meal, the brown rice and millet ramen noodles serve as a hearty foundation, soaking up the smooth peanut sauce.

This dish, which adds a creative and enjoyable touch to the traditional ramen experience, is a tribute to the diversity of tastes in modern cuisine, whether it is topped with chopped peanuts, cilantro, or a squeeze of fresh lime.

Ramen with Peanut Butter & Shrimp


2 Servings
Serving Size:383g
* Optional Substitution Note
  • 4 tablespoons PB2 powdered peanut butter
    • natural peanut butter which will increase the fat calories
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1oz water, add as needed
  • 10oz raw jumbo shrimp
    • I used cooked frozen shrimp as a timesaver
  • 1 large red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 4oz ramen noodles
    • I recommend brown rice & millet ramen noodles
Optional garnish
  • crushed peanuts
  • cilantro
  • fresh lime


Step 1

Mix together the ingredients for the sauce and set aside. Add water as needed for thinning. It should be thin enough to lightly coat a spoon.

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Step 2

Add a tablespoon of the sauce to the shrimp and let it marinate for about 20 minutes.

Note: I am using frozen cooked shrimp.  The instructions are the exact same but with a slightly faster cook time for the frozen shrimp.

Step 3

Bring a pot of water to a boil and add noodles.  Once cooked to your satisfaction, drain and set aside. Should take no more than 4 minutes.

Step 4

Set a wok or large skillet on medium-high heat.  Once hot, spray with oil and add the bell pepper and sugar snap peas.  Let the veggies sear untouched for 1 – 2 minutes or until deep sear marks appear.

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Then add the shrimp and toss everything until the shrimp is cooked through about 6 – 8 minutes

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Step 5

Reduce the heat of the skillet to low or remove from the heat if it is too hot.  Add the noodles and then pour in the sauce.  Toss the noodles with the veggies and shrimp.

Step 6

Serve immediately and enjoy with a side garden salad or slaw.

Peanut Butter Ramen Recipe with Shrimp

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Prep 20min
Cook 10min
Total 30min
# of servings2
Serving Size:383g

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!