Spicy Mango Shrimp

Spicy Mango Shrimp Recipe
Photo: James Baigrie; Randy Mon
Sweet chunks of mango balance the heat from red chile flakes in this spicy mango shrimp recipe.  Serve with hot steamed jasmine rice.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)
Total time: 25 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 288
Caloriesfromfat 46 %
Protein 19 g
Fat 15 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Sodium 645 mg
Cholesterol 129 mg


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon red chile flakes
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
About 12 oz. peeled and deveined shrimp (30 to 35 per lb.)
2 cups cubed fresh or frozen mango (preferably unripe)
1/4 cup toasted shredded unsweetened coconut


Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and sauté onion in oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, chile flakes, basil, soy sauce, lime juice, and shrimp; cook, stirring often, until shrimp turn pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Add mango and cook until warm. Sprinkle with toasted coconut and serve with steamed jasmine rice.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.