|Adding the Sriracha makes the shrimp a bit pinker and with the sweetness of the zucchini it is delicious!|
My favorite hot sauce currently is Sriracha HOT Chili Sauce and I use it in this dish but you can use the hot sauce of tour choice and vary the amount to your liking. I am giving you the version we really like. Actually you could serve this to four by adding a dinner salad and bread. Dessert is optional. My versions fills up two very hungry adults!
Ingredients for Spicy Shrimp and Zucchini Dinner in 6 Minutes:
8 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti (usually cooks in 6 minutes)
1 T. salt to season the water for boiling pasta
2-3 quarts boiling water
1 pound fresh or thawed, shelled, cleaned and de-veined shrimp
2 small zucchini ends removed and sliced in half long ways then cut into 1/2 " pieces
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons Sriracha Hot chili sauce
1/2 C. pasta water from the spaghetti cooking pot
Salt and bring a kettle of water to boil for the spaghetti. Add and start timing when the pot returns to a boil.
Add the butter to a saute pan and add the zucchini and black pepper, stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook until opaque and the zucchini is tender crisp. About 3 minutes.
|Adding a bit of starchy pasta water gives the sauce a "just right" touch!|
Toss the drained pasta and shrimp mixture together and serve! Wait for praise! It works here!
There would be no issue in doubling or tripling this dish, just allow a few minutes more cooking time.