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Thai Shrimp and Pasta Salad

Prep time:
30 minutes 
Cooking time:
5 minutes 
Total time:
35 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 4 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/4 of recipe 

x 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
322.0 
Carbohydrates:
39.0g
Protein:
25.0g
Fat:
7.0g
Cholesterol:
129.0mg
Sodium:
533.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
2.0 
Vegetable:
1.0 
Fruit:
0.0 
Meat:
2.5 
Fat:
0.5 
Milk:
0.0 
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Feast on an exotic meal with this Thai Shrimp and Pasta Salad recipe. This dish keeps things spicy with hot chili oil, garlic, spicy Indonesian dressing and pepper.

Ingredients

  • 6  ounce(s)  farfalle (bow tie pasta), uncooked
  • 1  lb(s)  unpeeled medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 2  tsp  hot chile oil
  • 2  tsp  commercial roasted garlic, minced
  • 1/2  cup(s)  low-fat spicy Indonesian dressing
  • 1  cup(s)  green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/4  tsp  freshly ground pepper
  • 1  (15 oz) can straw mushrooms, drained
  • 8  lime wedges (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; rinse with cold water, and drain again. Place pasta in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add dressing to skillet, deglazing skillet by scraping particles that cling to bottom. Stir in green pepper, ground pepper and mushrooms. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp mixture to pasta; toss lightly. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

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