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Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta

by Sherri on November 10, 2014 · 18 commentsThis post may contain an affiliate link. Read my Disclosure Policy here

Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta

My hubby’s birthday was yesterday and I wanted to cook him something new and exciting. I knew I wanted to make something with seafood since that is his favorite. This Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta has the most wonderful, scrumptious sauce that is so creamy.

I bought frozen shrimp and just ran it under very cold water for about 5 minutes in a colander to thaw it quickly.

I have never cooked with Thai sweet chili sauce and I love it.  It has just enough spice to it but not too much to be overwhelming.  Actually, there are so many sauces in the Asian aisle that I have never tried. Where have I been?

If you are a shrimp lover, you will really love this easy dinner too.  It was ready in about 20 minutes!

 

5.0 from 2 reviews
Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 lb of thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • 1½ lbs of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 TBSP coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 1 TBSP dried parsley
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • For the sauce
  • ⅔ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 TBSP of lime juice
  • ⅛ tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
Directions
  1. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta and drain well.
  3. Place the uncooked shrimp in a medium sized bowl and add the paprika, 3 cloves of garlic, pepper
  4. Heat the coconut oil on medium high heat and add the coated uncooked shrimp. Stir constantly while cooking until pink for approx. 7- 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and set aside if pasta is not ready
  6. In a large serving bowl, combine the pasta, shrimp and sauce mixture and toss.
  7. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

ENJOY!!

Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta

Adapted from Skinny Mom

 

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