Review: Konjac Shirataki Noodles

Filed under: New Product — @ March 8, 2006

I recently told you about this seemingly amazing product called shirataki noodles that give you everything you like about traditional pasta without the high-carb content you don’t want.

Well, I was finally able to try them for the first time last night. I got the Konjac brand of shirataki and here are just a few of my thoughts from my experience with these miracle noodles.

bq. First I drained the noodles (which did smell a little fishy) in hot water for about 2 minutes and then I poured a little extra virgin olive oil on top, sprinkled some Garlic AlsoSalt directly on the shirataki noodles, and mixed some sugar-free Hunt’s spaghetti sauce in until all of the noodles were completely covered.

As was suggested, I let the noodles soak up the flavor of the sauce in my refrigerator for a couple of hours and doctored it up the way I like to eat pasta. I placed it in the microwave for a couple of minutes to heat it up and I sat down at the table to see what all the fuss was about these shirataki noodles.

bq. When it came time for me to take a bite, I didn’t really knowing what to expect. With a little trepidation, I spun my fork round and round in what looked like a normal pasta dinner. As I moved the fork closer to my mouth…

If you want to know what happened next along with the rest of my thoughts about the Konjac shirataki noodles, then click here to read the remainder of my review.

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