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Asian Shrimp With Pasta

Prep time 25 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
It may seem like a lot of ingredients, but you'll make this often, so keep these items on hand.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound unpeeled, medium-size shrimp
  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen sweet green peas, thawed
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 292
  • caloriesfromfat 19 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 24 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 146 mg
  • iron 4.5 mg
  • sodium 517 mg
  • calcium 81 mg

How to Make It

  1. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Set shrimp aside.

  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and place in a large bowl or on a platter.

  3. Stir together soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Drizzle over pasta. Add green onions and next 4 ingredients to pasta; toss.

  4. Sauté ginger and garlic in hot vegetable oil 1 to 2 minutes. (Do not brown.) Add shrimp, lime juice, and pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Add shrimp mixture to pasta mixture, and toss. Sprinkle with nuts. Serve immediately.