Thai Basil Pesto Pasta with Spicy Shrimp

Thai Basil Pesto Pasta with Spicy Shrimp
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Total time : 30 mins
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Thai Basil Pesto Pasta with Spicy Shrimp

Summary Not available
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: 10-30 min, Party Food, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp
Person: 8
Calories: 654kcal


  • 300 g pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 600 g shrimp peeled and deveined))
  • 1 pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 150 ml Cream
  • 150 g toasted walnuts
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 200 g basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 125 g olive oil
  • 150 g parmesan cheese


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
  • Add the pasta, and cook for 1 minute less than the time recommended on the box
  • Drain
  • Meanwhile make the pesto
  • In a food processor, add the walnuts and garlic and puree
  • Add the basil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and run the food processor, gradually streaming in the olive oil until the pesto is thoroughly pureed
  • Add the Parmesan and puree for another 30 seconds
  • Set aside
  • In a separate skillet heated over medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, and chili powder
  • Sear the shrimp until golden and just cooked through
  • Do not overcook your shrimp! Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside
  • To the pan, add the cream, pesto and salt and pepper to taste
  • Cook for about 1 minute, until thickened slightly
  • Stir in the pasta and continue cooking for another minute
  • Serve, with the shrimp on top


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Calories: 654kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 897mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1785IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 419mg | Iron: 4mg

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