Thai Shrimp Pasta Recipe
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Thai Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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I came up with this recipe when my son was home from the Navy. He loves Thai food, and I wanted to make something special but simple. There wasn’t a noodle left in the bowl. —Jana Rippee, Casa Grande, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces thin flat rice noodles
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1 can (13.66 ounces) light coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 361 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. Soak noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large dry skillet over medium heat, toast curry powder until aromatic, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in shrimp, coconut milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  2. Drain noodles. Add noodles and cilantro to pan; heat through. If desired, serve with lime wedges. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Thai Shrimp Pasta in Healthy Cooking October/November 2012, p48

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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browns19fan User ID: 919833 231892
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2015

"This was just OK. We couldn't taste the coconut milk at all. I doubt I'll make it again."

abashu User ID: 6784654 230135
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2015

"I really liked the rice noodles, and the whole thing had great flavor as well as being easy to prepare."

DREAMYDRAGONQQ User ID: 3489973 229931
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2015

"I made it as stated. Not enough flavor made as is, I would add something more to it, then it wouldn't be this recipe. Maybe more curry, a little garlic and red pepper flakes."

Miraoli User ID: 7368454 150811
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2013

"This a super unique and tasty way to prepare pasta. My husband and I loved it!

There is a great Barilla pasta coupon here:"

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