kung pao shrimp with red pepper and brussels sprouts on noodles

Kung Pao Shrimp Noodles

One-pan Kung Pao shrimp and vegetables with low carb noodles.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 211 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff



  • 12 oz Extra Large Shrimp peeled, deveined, tail-on
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger minced
  • 1 pinch Salt and Pepper

Vegetables and Noodles

  • 1 Tbsp (16g) Olive Oil
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 12 oz bag Frozen Brussels Sprouts halved (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Chili Garlic Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Sriracha
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Rice Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Lite Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 C (60mL) Walden Farms Pancake Syrup or your choice of sugar free pancake syrup
  • 1/4 C (28g) Roasted Peanuts chopped
  • 2 cans (14 oz each) Palmini Noodles or your choice of noodles


  1. Prepare the vegetables by chopping the red pepper and mincing freshly peeled ginger. If you're adding the brussels sprouts, microwave them from frozen for 3 minutes and cut them in half.

    ingredients for kung pao shrimp noodles on a cutting board
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat with the sesame oil before adding the ginger. Cook for about a minute.

    ginger and sesame oil in a skillet
  3. Add the shrimp and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often, until pink with red tails. Transfer the cooked shrimp to a plate or bowl. Set aside.

    cooking shrimp with the sesame oil and ginger
  4. Heat the same skillet with the olive oil before adding the pepper and halved sprouts. Cook for 4-6 minutes until the peppers begin to soften and the sprouts develop a slight char.

    bell pepper and brussels sprouts in a skillet
  5. While the vegetables cook, mix the sriracha, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, rice vinegar, and syrup together in a small bowl.

    sauce ingredients for kung pao shrimp noodles
  6. Add the sauce to the vegetables and cook until the sauce thickens.

    thicken sauce for kung pao shrimp noodles
  7. Reduce the heat to low and add the noodles, peanuts, and shrimp. Toss until everything is evenly coated.

    noodles on top of kung pao shrimp in the skillet

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Kung Pao Shrimp Noodles
Amount Per Serving (180 g)
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Protein 15g30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.