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Gingered Garlic Shrimp Recipe
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Gingered Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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"Ginger and garlic nicely complement the tender shrimp in this delicious pasta dish," notes Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 teaspoons minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 3 teaspoons minced fresh basil, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups cooked angel hair pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 536 calories, 27 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 199 mg cholesterol, 667 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute ginger and garlic in butter and oil for 1 minute or until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, broth, 1-1/2 teaspoons parsley and 1-1/2 teaspoons basil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Reduce heat; add shrimp. Simmer, uncovered, for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Add the pasta and remaining parsley and basil; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Gingered Garlic Shrimp in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 536 calories, 27 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 199 mg cholesterol, 667 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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