"Spice Up Your Evening" Shrimp Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 304.7
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 86.5 mg
  • Sodium: 689.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 18.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
    8 ounces pasta, any kind
    1 tsp olive oil
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 c onion, chopped finely
    1 lime, juice and zest
    1 tsp red pepper flakes, (adjust to taste)
    1 jalapeno pepper, diced (adjust to taste)
    1/4 c fresh basil, chopped
    1 tsp salt
    1 tomato, chopped
    3.5 ounces dry, white wine
    freshly cracked pepper


1. Boil the pasta in salted water until al dente.
2. Drain well reserving about 1 cup of pasta water.
3. Place pasta in serving bowl or divide among four dinner bowls.
4. While pasta water is heating, zest and juice lime, and prepare all ingredients.
5. After adding pasta to boiling water, sprinkle a small amount of olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
6. Add the shrimp, garlic, onion, lime zest, and pepper and cook stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes. Shrimp will just start to turn opaque but not yet pink.
7. Add tomatoes, salt, basil, lime juice, and white wine. Stir and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. DO NOT OVERCOOK THE SHRIMP OR IT WILL TURN INTO RUBBER!
8. Add in as much of the 1 cup reserved pasta water to achieve the desired consistency.
9. Spoon over drained pasta and garnish with fresh black pepper or additional pepper flakes if desired.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BARBSHAKESPEARE.

TAGS:  Fish |

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