Citrus Shrimp with Penne

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Ready Time: 35 Min
  • Servings: 4 servings


  • 12 ounce shrimp
  • 8 ounce pasta penne
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper red
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 1/2 cup pea pods
  • 2 count oranges
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 count pepper red or green


    1. Thaw shrimp, peel and devein. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.
    2. Meanwhile, remove thin strips of orange peel to measure 1 teaspoon. Remove remaining peel. Section the oranges over a bowl to catch the juice; set orange sections aside. Add enough orange juice to the juice in the the bowl to make 1/2 cup.
    3. In a small bowl combine orange peel, orange juice, water, cornstarch, bouillon granules, sesame oil, salt and red pepper; set aside.
    4. Cut sweet pepper into 3/4 inch squares and halve pea pods diagonally. In a large skillet cook sweet pepper in hot oil over medium-high heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove sweet pepper from skillet.
    5. Add shrimp to skillet; cook and stir about 2 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Remove shrimp from skillet.
    6. Stir orange juice mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly.
    7. Return shrimp and sweet pepper to skillet; stir in pea pods. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Gently stir in orange sections. Gently toss shrimp mixture with pasta.
Nutritional Information
Citrus Shrimp with Penne

Servings Per Recipe: 4 servings

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 413

  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Sodium: 830mg
  • Total Carbs: 58g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 26g


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