What is Shirataki Noodles?
Shirataki Noodles, also known as miracle noodles, glucomannan, konjac or konnyaku noodles are low-carb, keto-friendly, thin, translucent & gelatinous Japanese noodles made from the konjac yam.
What you'll get? Variants:
- 6 packs
- 8 packs
- 12 packs
- 40 packs (1 box)
What to love?
It's 97% water and 3% fiber with traces of protein, fat, and calcium - meaning Shirataki is a guilt-free pasta replacement since it has zero calories and almost zero carb.
When consumed, Shirataki “sponges” up water in the digestive tract, reducing the absorption of carbs and cholesterol and thus supporting weight loss. Above all, it makes you feel full without leaving you gassy or bloated.
If we're going to rank our Amazing Shirataki Noodles based on how size, this is how it will be:
- Angel Hair = thinnest, looks like vermicelli noodles
- Spaghetti = thicker, about 1/4 inch wide, same as fettuccine
- Rice = short & grain-looking
Because these noodles are flavorless on their own, it makes soaking up the flavors and the sauce they're in so much easier.
Cooking Instruction/ Shirataki Preparation:
1. Drain the noodles - discard all the water. Place the noodles in a large sieve and wash well under running water.
2. Transfer into a pot with boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes. This step is important for removing the unpleasant odor.
3. Drain the noodles and place on a hot pan without any grease or liquids. Fry over a medium-high heat for about 10 minutes. There will be a lot of steam and that's what you want to achieve - remove as much water as possible without drying them out. If they become too dry, they will significantly reduce in size. Using tongs, you'll need to turn the noodles to avoid that. This step is important for their texture.
You can certainly create a lot of dishes, just keep on experimenting!
Wondering what you should make? Click this if you want to try our Guilt-free Shirataki Sotangon recipe.
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