Gingered Garlic Shrimp

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022
"Ginger and garlic nicely complement the tender shrimp in this delicious pasta dish," notes Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 536 calories, 27g fat (9g saturated fat), 199mg cholesterol, 667mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.