A repertoire of Asian ingredients merged with a western staple, this pasta with shrimps and Lily’s Peanut Butter finished off with mushrooms, cilantro, garlic, and bell pepper is a sure dinner winner. Reminiscent of Thailand’s Pad Thai, this dish isn’t just daringly yummy; it’s a balanced meal of carbohydrates and protein packed with vitamins B12 and E, selenium, and phosphorus.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams uncooked pasta (prepared according to package instructions)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 cup shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup all purpose cream
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup Lily’s Peanut Butter
  • 1 piece chicken broth cube
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon toasted garlic bits
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

Procedure

Heat oil in a pan and saute onion and garlic until onion is translucent and garlic is golden. Add in the shrimp and continue sauteing until slightly pink. Stir in the all-purpose cream, water, Lily's Peanut Butter, and broth cube until everything is well incorporated. Add bell pepper, sesame oil, mushrooms, and 2 tablespoons cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the sauce tossed in cooked pasta and topped with toasted garlic bits and cilantro.