Tropical Island's Pasta With Shrimps and Coconut

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12 mins

A delicious pasta dish for shrimps lovers. With Garlic,coconut and Lime. Submitted for ZWT7.

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  1. Make the seasoning blend by combining all the spices and the salt (first 5 ingredients for the sauce) in a small bowl.
  2. Prepare the other ingredients.
  3. Bring a big pot of salted water to boil and add pasta when ready.
  4. In the meantime prepare your shrimps.
  5. Add margarine or vegetal oil to the pan (medium heat).
  6. Stir in garlic and ginger and coconut flakes.
  7. When it begins to change the color add the shrimps.
  8. Change to maximum heat.
  9. Sprinkle the entire seasoning blend over the shrimp, and give it all a good stir.
  10. Saute the shrimp for 5 to 6 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  11. Be sure to cook both sides of all the shrimp.
  12. Check the pasta and if necessary drain before the sauce is ready (adding some oil to prevent sticking).
  13. Cut the lime in half and squeeze the first half into the pan over the shrimp.
  14. Add cilantro (reserve some leaves for decoration).
  15. Add 2 tablespoon coconut milk if you prefer it wheat.
  16. Stir and serve.
  17. Squeeze the second half lime over the pasta in the plate.
  18. Decorate with coconut milk and the reserved cilantro leaves.