Noodles & Company Coconut Curried Vegetables with Shrimp

1 cup broccoli, cut into florets
1 cup carrots, julienne cut
1/2 cup scallions, cut on the bias
1/2 cup red peppers, julienne cut
1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled & chopped
1 tablespoon Thai curry paste, red or green
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 can “Lite” coconut milk
1 tablespoon sweet soy sauce
1/2 cup sweet Chile sauce
1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
24 shrimp, 16-20 peeled & de-veined
1 lb rice noodles

Soak noodles in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain and cool in ice water. Drain, let rest & toss with oil.

Blanch broccoli & carrots in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain, cool down in ice water, drain and set aside. Place large saute pan over high heat. Add canola oil and sauteed mushrooms until lightly golden. Add shrimp, coconut milk and Thai curry paste. Add carrots, broccoli, peppers, scallions, ginger, sweet Chile sauce, sweet soy, and noodles to pan in that order. Toss to coat all ingredients well with sauce.

Place on platter and sprinkle with black sesame seeds