Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta - Cooking With Alecia

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta


Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients

  • 3/4 - 1 lb thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta or gluten free pasta
  • 1 1/2 lbs 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

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 TBSP of lime juice
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.(You can warm this if you desire but it warmed up nicely for me when mixed with the hot pasta.)
  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.

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