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Thai Cashew Noodles With Spicy Scallops & Cashew Butter

Cashews are a food you can truly enjoy while also doing your heart a favor. Try blending them into a nut butter that can go from snack time to the main meal.;) Nut butters are all the rage in the health market but they can be expensive. Enjoy it! This whole dish is good and good for you. CuisineAtHome.com -- Issue 80, April 2010. :) Cooling time = 20 min to 2 hours -- not accounted for.

Ready In:
45mins
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ingredients

directions

  • CASHEW BUTTER:.
  • Pulse cashews in a mini food processor until paste-like; add water and oil, pulse until mixture is creamy.
  • Add sugar and salt; pulse to incorporate.
  • Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  • SCALLOPS, SAUCE, NOODLES & VEGETABLES:.
  • Bring a pot of water to boil for the vegetables and noodles.
  • Combine juice of 1 lime, 2 T honey, 1 tsp chili garlic sauce, 1 T ginger and garlic in a large bowl.
  • Add scallops, tossing to coat; marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes or as long as 2 hours.
  • Ass bell pepper, carrots, peas, and noodles to boiling water; cook 4-5 minutes or until noodles are soft and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Drain noodles and vegetables reserving 2-3 cups noodle-cooking water in a large measuring cup.
  • Rinse noodles and egetables under running water to remove excesss starch; return to empty pot.
  • Combine cashew butter, juice of remaining lime, 2 T honey, 1 tsp chili garlic sauce, and 1 T ginger; whisk until blended.
  • Add sauce to drained vegetables and noodle in pot.
  • Thin sauce with somee of the reserved noodle-cooking water (about 2 cups).
  • until sauce reaches desired consistency: season with salt.
  • Heat 1 T oil in large sauté pan over high heat; remove scallops from marinade -- discard marinade.
  • Pat scallops dry with paper towels.
  • Sear scallops until browned on one side -- flip scallops until browned on other side.
  • Divide noodle mixture among 4 plates.
  • Top each with 3 scallops.
  • Garnish each serving with cilantro and roasted cashew halves.
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"Cashews are a food you can truly enjoy while also doing your heart a favor. Try blending them into a nut butter that can go from snack time to the main meal.;) Nut butters are all the rage in the health market but they can be expensive. Enjoy it! This whole dish is good and good for you. CuisineAtHome.com -- Issue 80, April 2010. :) Cooling time = 20 min to 2 hours -- not accounted for."
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  1. Manami
    Cashews are a food you can truly enjoy while also doing your heart a favor. Try blending them into a nut butter that can go from snack time to the main meal.;) Nut butters are all the rage in the health market but they can be expensive. Enjoy it! This whole dish is good and good for you. CuisineAtHome.com -- Issue 80, April 2010. :) Cooling time = 20 min to 2 hours -- not accounted for.
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