Pesto Risoni with Mango-Curry Shrimps

DifficultyIntermediate

Cook Time10 mins

 For the Shrimps
 
 150g/5.25oz shrimps/prawns, peeled, deveined
 15ml/1 tbsp olive oil
 1/2 tsp curry powder
 50g/2oz ripe mango, cut into small cubes
 15ml/1 tbsp lemon juice
 pinch of salt
 For the Risoni
 
 100g/3.5oz risoni, uncooked
 20g/0.75oz cilantro/coriander
 4g/0.15oz garlic, peeled, crushed
 1/2 tsp pepper
 100ml/3.5fl oz olive oil
 15ml/1 tbsp lemon juice
 1/2 tsp salt

1

1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.

2

2. Combine shrimp, olive oil, curry powder, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

3

3. Cook risoni for 8 minutes or until al dente.

4

4. While pasta is boiling, prepare the pesto. Combine cilantro, garlic, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside.

5

5. Cook the shrimp. In a lightly oiled pan, add the shrimps together with the marinade. Cook for two minutes on one side. Flip the shrimps and add in the mangos. Cook for another 2 minutes.

6

6. Drain the risoni and toss in a bowl with the cilantro pesto.

7

7. Transfer risoni to a serving plate and top with the shrimps and mangos.

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Ingredients

 For the Shrimps
 
 150g/5.25oz shrimps/prawns, peeled, deveined
 15ml/1 tbsp olive oil
 1/2 tsp curry powder
 50g/2oz ripe mango, cut into small cubes
 15ml/1 tbsp lemon juice
 pinch of salt
 For the Risoni
 
 100g/3.5oz risoni, uncooked
 20g/0.75oz cilantro/coriander
 4g/0.15oz garlic, peeled, crushed
 1/2 tsp pepper
 100ml/3.5fl oz olive oil
 15ml/1 tbsp lemon juice
 1/2 tsp salt

Directions

1

1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.

2

2. Combine shrimp, olive oil, curry powder, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

3

3. Cook risoni for 8 minutes or until al dente.

4

4. While pasta is boiling, prepare the pesto. Combine cilantro, garlic, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside.

5

5. Cook the shrimp. In a lightly oiled pan, add the shrimps together with the marinade. Cook for two minutes on one side. Flip the shrimps and add in the mangos. Cook for another 2 minutes.

6

6. Drain the risoni and toss in a bowl with the cilantro pesto.

7

7. Transfer risoni to a serving plate and top with the shrimps and mangos.

Pesto Risoni with Mango-Curry Shrimps

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