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Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta is sauteed shrimp that is mixed with a plate of spaghetti noodles and smothered in a creamy sweet and spicy bang bang sauce.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 287 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com

Ingredients

Bang Bang Sauce

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sweet Thai chili sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha sauce, or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Shrimp Pasta

  • 10 ounces shrimp, peeled, deveined, tail removed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces spaghetti noodles, cooked al dente
  • green onions, for garnish (optional)
  • red pepper flakes, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

Bang Bang Sauce

  1. In a small bowl add the mayonnaise, Thai sweet chili sauce, Sriracha, and honey. Mix well and set aside. (If you are not making the shrimp pasta right away, store the sauce in the refrigerator for up to a week.)

Shrimp Pasta

  1. Cook spaghetti noodles al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add shrimp and cook 1-2 minutes per side until cooked through. (Shrimp is cooked when it turns an opaque white with some pink tints. It will also be firm. Do not eat shrimp if it is gray.) Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.

  4. Remove from heat and add in the cooked spaghetti noodles and sauce. Toss until combined.

  5. Top with green onions and red pepper flakes for garnish. Serve hot.