Caribbean Pasta With Honey Lime Glazed Shrimp

Caribbean Pasta With Honey Lime Glazed Shrimp

Caribbean Pasta With Honey Lime Glazed Shrimp

Caribbean Pasta With Honey Lime Glazed Shrimp

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 box of bowtie pasta cooked according to package (remember to generously salt water before cooking pasta)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup Florida Key West Key Lime Juice
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp jerk seasoning paste, I chose mild (found in the ethnic foods isle of grocer)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • salt to taste
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 hand full fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped (you can eliminate if you don’t like this flavor)

Directions

  • Cook bowtie pasta according to box.
  • In a medium sauce pan on medium-low heat, melt unsalted butter and add in minced garlic. Cook 1-2 minutes until garlic is fragrant.
  • Stir in Florida Key West Key Lime Juice and chicken stock. Allow to simmer about 5 minutes.
  • Mix in jerk seasoning paste, honey, and salt to taste.
  • Allow to sauce to simmer additional 5 minutes to marry all of the flavors.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly and thicken.
  • I love crunch in my veggies, so I don’t cook my bell peppers. If you like them slightly tender, cook them in the sauce before removing from heat. However, I throw my raw bell peppers into the cooked pasta.
  • Toss the cooked pasta with bell peppers, chopped green onions, grilled shrimp, and pour jerk sauce over.
  • Plate each portion and sprinkle chopped, fresh cilantro on each serving.

 

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