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Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Posted: June 24

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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What could possibly give Bang Bang Shrimp one extra “bang”? Oh yes! Serving it with spicy noodles! This Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta is for all you heat lovers out there. The shrimp is roasted in the oven in spices and then tossed with spaghetti and sauce that features Thai sweet chiles, Sriracha, and red pepper flakes. You might want to serve a glass of milk with this Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta because it can truly turn up the heat.


8 ounces spaghetti
For the sauce:
1/2 cup greek yogurt
1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
2 cloves garlic, pressed
juice of 1/2 lime, or to taste
1 teaspoon sriracha, optional
crushed red pepper flakes, to taste
For the shrimp:
8 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon smoked paprika, plus more to taste
kosher salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


Step 1

Begin by preheating the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Step 3

Combine the yogurt, sweet chili sauce, garlic, lime juice, sriracha, and red pepper flakes to create the sauce.

Step 4

Place the shrimp on a baking sheet and coat with the olive oil, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper.

Step 5

Roast the shrimp in the oven until the shrimp are just pink, firm, and fully cooked, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 6

Remove the shrimp from the oven.

Step 7

Assemble the pasta by combining the pasta, shrimp, and sauce.

Step 8

Garnish with parsley and serve!

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