Shirataki noodles, the best noodles in the world?
Discover the My Lunch Box method to prepare shirataki noodles (konjac noodles) with an al dente texture. You can make this recipe in just 25 minutes!
Have you ever tried shirataki noodles?
They are sometimes referred to as konjac noodles or miracle noodles. Until now, it was not among the favorite keto pasta of the French, mainly because of its texture which could be a little off-putting. However, thanks to the recipe offered by ma-lunch-box.fr, you will finally find the ideal recipe for cooking shirataki noodles with a texture incredibly close to that of traditional pasta. Even your young children will love them! We recommend that you use heated lunch boxes to keep them in the best conditions.
Konjac will seduce you so much that you will only eat it.
You'll cook it with zucchini, in keto Pho, with alfredo zucchini, with spaghetti squash in keto pad thai and spaghetti squash casserole, or with kelp noodles in kani salad. Once you master baking, I'm sure you'll become a big fan of it too.
WHAT ARE SHIRATAKI NOODLES?
Shirataki noodles, also known as konjac noodles or miracle noodles , are low-calorie or even zero-calorie noodles made from the root of the konjac plant. They have been consumed in Japan for over a thousand years! Although they have little taste on their own, they absorb the flavors of the sauce used, similar to traditional pasta.
These miracle noodles are made from glucomannan fiber, a gelatinous fiber found in the root of the konjac yam. However, some variations are also made from tofu. You will undoubtedly prefer konjac noodles to tofu ones.
There are many reasons to love konjac noodles:
- Its neutral taste allows it to go well with any sauce.
- Its al dente texture is reminiscent of traditional noodles.
- The ingredients used are simple and accessible to the smallest purses.
- With only 3.4g net carbs per serving with the sauce, or 1g net carbs without the sauce, it doesn't cause your blood sugar to spike.
- It is ready in less than 30 minutes, ideal for quick meals.
- In addition, it is naturally low in calories, carbohydrates, suitable for ketogenic, vegetarian, gluten-free diets and offers a wealth of prebiotic soluble fibers.
Here's how to prepare shirataki noodles in a simple and effective way:
In general, depending on the brand of noodles you choose, you have to rinse them. If you do not prepare them correctly, they may have a chewy or slightly crunchy texture.
When prepared correctly, they will have a texture very similar to al dente pasta (you can also try this method with shirataki rice noodles). Try it and see for yourself!
- To prepare shirataki noodles, start by rinsing them. Place the noodles in a colander and run them under cold water. This rinsing helps to neutralize their flavor.
- In a large saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Then add the noodles and let them boil.
- After cooking, drain the noodles again by placing them in the colander. Rinse them thoroughly under running water, then be sure to dry them thoroughly using paper towels.
- Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add noodles ( without adding oil) and sauté until well dried. Remove them from the pan and cover them.
To enhance your noodles, add the magic garlic parmesan sauce:
Let your creativity express itself by choosing the sauce of your choice to accompany the shirataki noodles! In this recipe, we offer you a delicious creamy garlic and parmesan sauce:
1. Brown the garlic: In a pan over medium heat, add olive oil. Then add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
2. Add the broth and cream: Pour the broth into the pan, then add the cream. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid has reduced by half.
The result is there !
Reheating or freezing?
You can prepare your shirataki noodles in advance and store them in the refrigerator. They reheat very well.
Reheating: To reheat, use the microwave or a hot skillet until hot and ready to eat.
Freezing: It is not recommended to freeze your shirataki noodles. Due to their high liquid content, they do not thaw properly after freezing.
Enjoy your food !
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