Ginger Coconut Shrimp

Wake up weary taste buds with a shrimp-and-pasta sauce brightened with lime, coconut, ginger and cilantro.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Sauce

2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
(14-oz.) can light coconut milk
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
garlic clove, minced

Pasta

8
oz. uncooked angel hair pasta (capellini)

Shrimp

1
tablespoon oil
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ Frozen Sugar Snap Peas, thawed
2
cups julienne-cut carrots (2x1/4x1/4 inch)
12
oz. shelled deveined uncooked medium shrimp
3
green onions, cut diagonally into 1/4-inch slices
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup of the coconut milk; mix until smooth. Stir in remaining coconut milk and all remaining sauce ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add sugar snap peas and carrots; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add shrimp and green onions; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 4 Add sauce to skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Serve shrimp mixture over pasta. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    330%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    45%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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