Shrimp and Broccoli Pasta with Turmeric

Shrimp and Broccoli Pasta with Turmeric

The seasoning of this pasta dish is inspired by the curried noodles typical of Southeast Asia.

2 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 15 min

290 calories per serving 


Ingredients

3/4 cup broccoli, cut into florets   100 g
1 tbsp olive oil   15 mL
14 shrimp, small   80 g
100 g spaghettini    
1/4 onions, coarsely chopped   50 g
1/4 dried chili peppers, minced   0.1 g
1 tsp turmeric   3 g
3 tbsp pasta cooking water   45 mL
4 tsp pine nuts [optional]   10 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving plates warm on the stove while you're preparing the dish.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.

Method

  1. Prepare the broccoli: rinse to clean then cut to separate the florets from the stalks. Peel and discard any tough skin from the stalks then cut them into small pieces. Blanch and drain the broccoli, then set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, with some stirring, until the shrimp lose their gray colour and turn pink, 3-4 min. Set the shrimp aside on the plate with the broccoli.
  3. To save time, the rest of the sauce preparation and the pasta cooking can be done at the same time. Start cooking the pasta.
  4. Meanwhile, add the onion to the skillet then cook over medium-low heat, until the onion is translucent, 2-3 min. Stir in the chili pepper and turmeric. Cook 1 min with stirring.
  5. Drain the pasta, setting aside the required amount of cooking water. Pour the pasta into the skillet. Cook 1 min, then pour in the water and stir to separate the strands of pasta. Transfer the broccoli and shrimp into the skillet. Heat through 2-3 min, with occasional stirring, until the pasta turns golden-coloured.
  6. Sprinkle with the pine nuts (optional), then season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (230g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

290

Fat

6 g

10 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0 g

5 %

Cholesterol

75 mg

Sodium

230 mg

10 %

Carbohydrate

43 g

14 %

Fibre

3 g

14 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

16 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

50 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ½ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Pasta | Shellfish | First courses/Appetizers | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | Low Saturated Fat

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