Chili Coconut Shrimp Bowls

Classics are “classics” for a reason, right? And there’re many good reasons the Thai flavors of chili, coconut, and shrimp are classically delicious.

Enter: The Chili Coconut Shrimp Bowl!

While we consider this a “Thai inspired” dish, this is a bowl with undeniably delicious taste and boasts A+ nutrition!

Trust us – you won’t be left feeling peckish after enjoying the vibrant, kick-packing flavors of this bowl. Yet, don’t expect to be feeling bloated and bogged down either.

With its high protein, nutrient rich veggies, and healthy fats, this dish is what you might call “power food”!

Shrimp is the obvious star of this dish. But that means more than tasting great… It also means you’ll enjoy a meal with an array of shrimp-associated nutrients: 

  • Lots of Protein
  • Plenty of Antioxidants (Something called “astaxanthin”. Look it up; it’s awesome!)
  • Tons of Minerals
    • Zinc
    • Phosphorus
    • Copper
    • Magnesium
    • Calcium
    • Potassium
    • Iron
    • Manganese

Let’s get creating!

Ingredients:

– 4 oz Fresh or Defrosted Shrimp

– 2 oz Rice Noodles (or any favorite pasta)

– Frozen Broccoli

Sauce:
– 1/4 cup Coconut Aminos (or soy sauce + 2 tsp brown sugar)

– 1 tsp Big Horn Toasted Sesame or Garlic Olive Oil

– 1 Clove Minced Garlic

– Chili Garlic Sauce or Sriracha (to taste)

– 1/8 tsp Sesame Seeds

Directions:

Step 1: Whisk marinade ingredients together.

Step 2: Simmer in a small saucepan for 2-3 minutes, until fragrant.

Optional: Add a few tsp of cornstarch/arrowroot starch to thicken.

Step 3: Add defrosted shrimp and cook for 3-5 minutes (or until pink and done).

Step 4: Remove from heat and toss with sauce.

Step 5: Add to cooked noodles and broccoli.

Enjoy! :blush:

Recipe: @compstonkitchen