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Caribbean Pasta with Shrimp

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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 4
garlic, minced
minced shallots
minced fresh ginger root
olive oil
green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
tomato - peeled, seeded and chopped
curry powder
whole allspice berries
chicken stock
brandy-based orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier®)
soy sauce
brown sugar
cornstarch
chile paste
 
rotini pasta
medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
fresh cilantro, chopped
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a small bowl, combine garlic, shallots, ginger and oil. In another small bowl, combine green pepper, tomato, curry powder, allspice, chicken stock, Grand Marnier, soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch, and chile paste. Cover and refrigerate both until ready to use.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Heat a large saute pan over high. When hot, add garlic-oil mixture. Saute until garlic begins to sizzle but has not browned. Stir the tomato mixture, then pour into the saute pan. Bring to a rapid boil and cook until it begins to thicken, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the shrimp, and toss until they become pink, about 2 minutes. Immediately add the pasta. Stir and toss until well combined and pasta is heated through. Taste and adjust seasonings, especially salt.
  5. Transfer to a heated platter and sprinkle on the cilantro. Serve at once.
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