healthy bang bang shrimp pasta

Nothing satisfies those cravings for Asian food better than our sweet and savory Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta! The Thai sweet chili sauce and sriracha come together to create a dish bursting with authentic Asian flavor.

bang bang shrimp steps

If you are on a tight schedule, then this protein-packed dinner is the perfect solution for you and your family. You will avoid all those cheesy calories normally found in pasta, while still treating your family to a hearty meal. Try serving it up with one of our tasty asparagus recipes for a complete and nutritious dinner!

healthy bang bang shrimp pasta

We want to make sure our recipes are juuust right before we share them with our readers, so we have reworked an older version of this recipe into a new and improved creation! This recipe is skinnier, tastier and better than ever thanks to a tiny bit of tweaking, and we know you’ll love it.

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: Heaping ¾ cup of prepared pasta, 10 shrimp and 2 tablespoons sauce


  • 8-ounces dry Barilla® ProteinPLUS™ Angel Hair Pasta
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ tablespoon paprika
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound medium raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons Thai® Kitchen Sweet Red Chili Sauce
  • 2½ tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1½ teaspoons sriracha hot sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water, according to package directions for al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large resealable bag add the cornstarch, paprika, chili powder, salt, black pepper, and the shrimp. Seal and shake a few times to evenly coat the shrimp.
  3. In a small bowl, prepare the sauce by whisking together the Greek yogurt, sweet chili sauce, 1½ tablespoons of the sesame oil, lime juice, sriracha, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss to evenly coat the pasta. Set aside.
  5. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil. Once heated, sauté the shrimp for 3 to 5 minutes. Turn halfway through to evenly cook on both sides.
  6. Serve the shrimp over the pasta and garnish with the green onions.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (Heaping ¾ cup of prepared pasta, 10 shrimp and 2 tablespoons sauce):

Calories: 392

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 50g

Fiber: 5g

Sugar 8g

Protein: 27g

WWP+: 11