Feb 12, 2012

Recipe of the day : Gingered Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This is a really good dish. I followed everything on the directions and just added more garlic. Its simple, easy and delicious. Even our cat Marble was demanding for seconds on the shrimp.


  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup and 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil, divided
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons cold water
  • 3/4 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cups cooked angel hair pasta

Directions :

  1. In a large skillet, saute ginger and garlic in butter and oil for 2-3 minutes 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 the 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. 
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