Miracle Noodles

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Bubbleguts420, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. Bubbleguts420

    Bubbleguts420 2 word review, shit sandwich

    Reputations:
    9,202
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    5,710
    Likes Received:
    4,826
    Has anyone tried these?

    Zero calorie, zero carb. They are made from some Japanese yam. I might try them this weekend.




    There’s a reason shirataki noodles are branded as “Miracle Noodles.” These translucent, gelatinous Japanese noodles, which are made from the konjac yam, are low in calories and carbohydrates and can be substituted in a variety of recipes that call for pasta.

    If you’re in search of carb-free noodles that perfectly mimic the taste and texture of regular spaghetti — a true miracle — keep looking. Like pasta, shirataki noodles are mostly neutral in flavor and can absorb the tastes you cook with. But, shirataki has a slimier consistency and you won’t be able to choose the hardness of your pasta — al dente or otherwise — because the noodles are already “cooked.”

    And, very unlike generic, boxed spaghetti, shirataki noodles come pre-packaged in liquid, portioned out in a plastic bag that gets refrigerated. The noodles are watery and emanate a faint, fishy odor (though they’re 100 percent vegan), which comes from the plant they are made from. Shirataki noodle manufacturers recommend rinsing, draining and drying the noodles before using them in dishes — this’ll help reduce the smell. Nevertheless, the pasta alternative is a smart choice for those looking for something gluten-free, low-carb or lighter in calories.
     
  2. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

    Reputations:
    24,306
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    74,176
    Likes Received:
    48,002
    [​IMG]
     
    Bubbleguts420 likes this.
  3. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

    Reputations:
    24,306
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    74,176
    Likes Received:
    48,002
    @Bro in 3, 2, 1....
     
  4. Bubbleguts420

    Bubbleguts420 2 word review, shit sandwich

    Reputations:
    9,202
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    5,710
    Likes Received:
    4,826
    Low sodiums too. I think.
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

    Reputations:
    24,306
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    74,176
    Likes Received:
    48,002
    :yes:
     
  6. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

    Reputations:
    24,306
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    74,176
    Likes Received:
    48,002
    That last paragraph ruined it all
     
  7. Pill Queen

    Pill Queen Elegantly wasted VIP

    Reputations:
    69,236
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2014
    Messages:
    12,111
    Likes Received:
    16,652
    WTF? I'm not eating any fishy smelling noodles :fil:
     
    bill and DrivenByDemons like this.
  8. Phil McKrakin

    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie VIP

    Reputations:
    386,724
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    103,039
    Likes Received:
    49,773
    Hold on...I have to wash the stank off my hung lo noodle.
     
  9. Pill Queen

    Pill Queen Elegantly wasted VIP

    Reputations:
    69,236
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2014
    Messages:
    12,111
    Likes Received:
    16,652
    I was out in the country in MO this weekend - a million stars above me. I saw the Pegasus constellation & thought of you :wub:
     
    Phil McKrakin likes this.
  10. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    8,404
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    23,255
    Likes Received:
    8,126
    They'll hafta take the linguini from my cold, dead hands
    :fil:
     
  11. potroast

    potroast Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    17,401
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    12,536
    Likes Received:
    14,434
    and vomit inducing.
     
  12. goldtopper

    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

    Reputations:
    225,201
    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    23,819
    Likes Received:
    68,791
    I've had them at some Jap place here. They're not my cup of tea. :asian:
     
  13. TonyJax

    TonyJax White Privilege Denied. VIP

    Reputations:
    61,522
    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2012
    Messages:
    32,788
    Likes Received:
    21,808
    Or you could eat regular pasta, just not a ton of it. :dontknow:
     
    Engaged Chicken likes this.
  14. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

    Reputations:
    24,306
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    74,176
    Likes Received:
    48,002
    Fish noodles?!?!? No!!! No!!!! No!!!

     
    J Hi likes this.
  15. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

    Reputations:
    47,464
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    51,736
    Likes Received:
    26,081
    Sounds like a Japanese revenge plot for WW2.

    Spaghetti Squash is noodle like and very palatable, unlike how this stuff sounds. It does have carbs but I bet it's really low.
     
  16. J Hi

    J Hi Oderus puts rocks on fish. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,854
    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2011
    Messages:
    47,051
    Likes Received:
    32,081
    Oderus likes this.
  17. J Hi

    J Hi Oderus puts rocks on fish. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,854
    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2011
    Messages:
    47,051
    Likes Received:
    32,081
    Ohhh, this is a good one. I'll watch it tomorrow morning.

    Man, look at how much High Pitch has changed!!
     
    DrivenByDemons likes this.
  18. DrSublux

    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

    Reputations:
    39,579
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    30,196
    Likes Received:
    19,380
    (insert dick joke here) :fil:
     
  19. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Let me back in the Women of the Saloon thread VIP

    Reputations:
    123,819
    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2010
    Messages:
    57,719
    Likes Received:
    34,204
    I konjac off forty, fifty times a day.
     
  20. Chriza

    Chriza The One Man Gangbang VIP

    Reputations:
    9,039
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    28,064
    Likes Received:
    12,718
    Who me? I don't watch Kojack. Axe him about it. He look like he got a face like a fuckin' sammich.