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Spicy Shrimp and Pasta

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Spicy Shrimp and Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Shrimp and Pasta
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 453kcal


  • 8 ounce pasta, shapes
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 3/4 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoon Greek yogurt, plain
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1 pound asparagus


  • 1 stalk green onion

Serve With

  • 2 medium orange


  • Cook pasta as directed on package; drain, rinse, and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, add the cornstarch, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper to a zip-lock bag. Add the shrimp, seal the bag, and shake to fully coat; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, 1 1/2 tablespoons of sesame oil, lime juice, and sriracha sauce. Add to the cooked pasta and toss to coat; cover and set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium and add the remaining sesame oil. Add shrimp and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally until pink and curled. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces and toss into the same skillet. Sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add shrimp back in and cook for 30 seconds until warmed.
  • Serve shrimp and asparagus over pasta. Garnish with sliced green onions, and serve orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 485mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g

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