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Shrimp Noodle Stir Fry (Tossed in Leftover Drippings)

Make good use of the leftover drippings from your pulled pork by using it as a rich base for this easy noodle stir fry!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Entree, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 6
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Kitrusy


  • 1/2 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined, tail off
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp extra light olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 clove garlic fresh, grated
  • 1 head bok choy leaves and stems separated and chopped
  • 8 oz brown rice noodles or whole wheat spaghetti
  • 4-6 oz drippings and leftover liquid from pulled pork roast


  • Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper.
  • Add the noodles to hot water and let soak for 10 minutes.
  • In a skillet, heat oil on med-high heat and fry garlic and ginger until fragrant. (2 minutes)
  • Add shrimp and allow the shrimp to brown on each side (3 minutes)
  • Add chopped bok choy stems and saute (3 minutes)
  • Add chopped bok choy leaves and saute (2 minutes)
  • Drain noodles and add to the skillet. Pour the drippings over the top of the noodles and, using a pair of tongs, gently toss to coat all the noodles in the drippings and mix in the shrimp and bok choy. Let cook for 2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with any topping of your choice (see notes).


  • The pasta is measured dried.
  • You can also use whole wheat spaghetti if preferred. Pre-boil and drain the noodles before adding them to the stir fry. Or use cold leftover noodles.
  • This is a base recipe that can be topped or added to according to your personal preference. Additions can include:
    • Scrambled eggs
    • Ribbons of fresh carrot
    • Broccoli
    • Green peas or edamame
    • Slivers of pickled ginger
    • Broccoli
    • Baby corn
    • Bean Sprouts
    • Mushrooms (I highly recommend shiitake)
    • Red or green bell pepper slivers
    • A drizzle of sesame oil
    • Black or white sesame seeds
    • Chili oil or red pepper flakes
    • Chives
    • Roasted peanuts


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 920mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6255IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 2mg