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Piri Piri Shrimp With Pasta Salad

Piri Piri Shrimp With Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 main-course servings



  • Prepare the Piri Piri at least a week ahead.

  • Prepare the Pasta Salad, and set aside while you prepare the shrimp, or make the salad up to 1 day ahead, and refrigerate.

  • Toss the shrimp with the Piri Piri and Creole Seasoning.

  • Heat a large skillet over high heat until hot. Add the shrimp and Piri Piri and sear for 2 minutes. Turn the shrimp and sear for 1 minute. Add the pasta salad on top and cook for 1 minute without stirring. Then toss together and remove from the heat.

  • To serve, use tongs to remove the shrimp from the pasta, and place 8 shrimp on each of 4 plates. Top the shrimp with 1 1/4 cups Pasta Salad.