Shrimp in Coconut Curry
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic & ginger and saute' until translucent.
Add coconut milk and simmer until reduced by half (3 to 4 minutes). Bring pan of water to boil and cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Add shrimp and chile pepper and simmer, stirring occasionally until shrimp is fully cooked (about 4 mintues). Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve over pasta.
Basmati rice makes an excellent complement to this dish. You can flavor the rice by adding a bay leaf, a cinnamon stick and cardamom pods to the pot.