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Quick and easy pan fried shrimp and vegetables, tossed with pasta and coated with an addictive spicy sesame sauce. #mustlovehomecooking

Sesame Shrimp Pasta

Quick and easy pan fried shrimp and vegetables, tossed with pasta and coated with an addictive spicy sesame sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :20 minutes
Total Time :30 minutes
Servings :4
Calories :455
Course :Dinner

Ingredients
 

  • 8 ounces spaghetti pasta
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 - 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 4 stalks green onion chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves minced garlic

For Sauce:

Garnish

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds optional

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, mix chicken broth, sriracha, soy sauce and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli to cooking pasta during last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook 2 – 3 minutes per side until pink and opaque. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
  • Remove skillet from stove and allow to slightly cool. Reduce heat to medium. Return skillet to stove and heat sesame oil. Add shredded carrot and green onions. Cook 4 – 5 minutes until crisp-ender. Add garlic and cook until fragrant and golden, about 1 minute.
  • Drain pasta and broccoli. Add pasta, sauce mixture and shrimp to skillet, tossing to coat. Cook over medium heat 1 - 2 minutes until heated thru. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1servingCalories: 455kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 35gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 286mgSodium: 2199mgPotassium: 592mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 5755IUVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 251mgIron: 5mg

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