Angel Hair with Shrimp Sesame Sauce

Angel Hair with Shrimp Sesame Sauce


  • 8 ounces angel hair (capellini) - uncooked
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chutney
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 bunch scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 pound frozen medium shrimp, thawed


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; two minutes before pasta is done, add asparagus pieces. When pasta and asparagus are done, drain.
  2. Place oil, garlic and mushrooms in a 2-quart saucepan. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, chutney, toasted sesame seeds, scallions and vinegar. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp to the sauce and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes.
  5. Toss shrimp and sauce with pasta and asparagus and serve.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Pasta Association

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