Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta!



Ingredients

1 lb of spaghetti or your favorite pasta of choice
1 1/2 lbs of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (or 1 pound boneless chicken, chopped)
1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tsp paprika
1 Tablespoon fresh parsley
Black pepper to taste

For the Sauce

1/2 cup of Hellmans mayonnaise
1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce (in the asian isle)
2 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tablespoons of lime juice
1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 tablespoon onion powder

The mayo CAN be substituted for Plain yogurt, heavy cream, cream cheese or even sour cream

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix all 'sauce' ingredients together then set aside.

  2. Cook pasta, drain.

  3. Place the uncooked shrimp OR chicken in a medium bowl, add the paprika, 3 cloves of garlic, pepper
  4. In a large skillet, on medium high heat, add the coated uncooked shrimp OR chicken.
  5. Stir constantly while cooking until no longer pink- about 10 minutes
  6. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, shrimp/chicken and sauce mixture and toss WELL.
  8. ENJOY!