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Gingered Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Gingered Garlic Shrimp Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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