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Peanutty Shrimp and Pasta

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Peanutty Shrimp and Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peanutty Shrimp and Pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 344kcal


  • 2 cup penne pasta, dry
  • 2 tsp ginger root, fresh
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 1/2 tbsp peanut butter, all-natural
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/3 fl oz vinegar, rice
  • 1/4 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 oz Shrimp, mixed, cooked
  • 4 stalk green onion
  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4″ long, 2-1/2 dia.) bell pepper, red
  • 2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 cup, sliced strawberries


  • Cook pasta according to package directions and as it cooks mince garlic, slice onions and slice pepper; place all aside separately.
  • Peel and devein shrimp if not purchased this way; set aside covered.  
  • Combine ginger, soy sauce, peanut butter, sugar, vinegar, hot sauce, garlic, and sesame oil. Whisk to combine.
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat; add shrimp and sauté until pink; approximately 3-4 minutes.  Add the onions and peppers, saute for 2-3 minutes then add soy sauce mixture, gently toss; reduce heat to low, add spinach and cook for 1 minute longer; spinach will begin to wilt.  Serve shrimp over pasta, garnish with cilantro; strawberries on the side.
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Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 715mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g

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