Shirataki AKA Miracle Noodles
If you are on the keto diet or you are looking to cut your carbs, a great option to enjoy in your hot pot are shirataki noodles, aka miracle noodles. If the nickname “miracle noodles” didn’t catch your attention, maybe these amazing health benefits will.
Let’s talk calories, pure shirataki noodles are almost zero calories and have NO carbs by themselves. It sounds too good to be true, but it is. Shirataki noodles are made from konjak plant which is ground and then shaped into noodles, fettuccini or even rice. They are 97% water, 3% fiber and traces of protein, fat and calcium. There are 4 kcal and ~ 1 gram of net carbs per 100 g / 3.5 oz of shirataki noodles.
If you find that the packaging says "zero" calories or "zero carbs", etc. it's because the FDA allowed products with less than 5 calories / less than 1 gram of carbs, protein and fat to be labeled as zero.
Rokaru Shabu Shabu proudly serves tofu shirataki noodles. The noodles only take 30 - 60 seconds to cook in your favorite homemade Rokaru Shabu Shabu broth. They are low in carbs, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, cholesterol-free, vegan, kosher certified and guilt free!
Depending on the brand, nutrition labels list between 10 to 20 calories per 100-gram serving (roughly 3 to 4 ounces). Howeverur 97% water, which means they are pretty much nutrient-free. The nutrition content of shirataki noodles depends mainly on your toppings. This means you should be sure to supplement your hot pot with healthy fats and plenty of vegetables. At Rokaru Shabu Shabu, you have several vegetables, local meats, seafood and appetizers to choose from.
Have a taste of our menu: www.rokaruhi.com/menu