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A delicious pasta dish for shrimps lovers. With Garlic,coconut and Lime. Submitted for ZWT7.
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- 500 g pasta (for example spaghetti)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons margarine or 2 tablespoons vegetal oil
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
- 2 tablespoons coconut flakes
- 300 -500 g shrimp
- 2 tablespoons cilantro, fresh chopped
- 1 lime, juice of
- 2 -4 tablespoons coconut milk (optional)
- 1Make the seasoning blend by combining all the spices and the salt (first 5 ingredients for the sauce) in a small bowl.
- 2Prepare the other ingredients.
- 3Bring a big pot of salted water to boil and add pasta when ready.
- 4In the meantime prepare your shrimps.
- 5Add margarine or vegetal oil to the pan (medium heat).
- 6Stir in garlic and ginger and coconut flakes.
- 7When it begins to change the color add the shrimps.
- 8Change to maximum heat.
- 9Sprinkle the entire seasoning blend over the shrimp, and give it all a good stir.
- 10Saute the shrimp for 5 to 6 minutes or until they begin to brown.
- 11Be sure to cook both sides of all the shrimp.
- 12Check the pasta and if necessary drain before the sauce is ready (adding some oil to prevent sticking).
- 13Cut the lime in half and squeeze the first half into the pan over the shrimp.
- 14Add cilantro (reserve some leaves for decoration).
- 15Add 2 tablespoon coconut milk if you prefer it wheat.
- 16Stir and serve.
- 17Squeeze the second half lime over the pasta in the plate.
- 18Decorate with coconut milk and the reserved cilantro leaves.
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Nutritional Facts for Tropical Island's Pasta With Shrimps and Coconut
Serving Size: 1 (239 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 594.2
- Calories from Fat 82
- Total Fat 9.2 g
- Saturated Fat 2.3 g
- Cholesterol 94.5 mg
- Sodium 943.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 99.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
- Sugars 4.7 g
- Protein 27.1 g