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Sweet + Spicy Basil Shrimp

Sooo tt decided to make me dinner one night this past week which was an extremely welcomed surprise. Even more of a surprise, was the recipe he found online to make. Shrimp with Mango and Basil is where it started, and it morphed into this sweet and spicy one-pan wonder, channeling warm Indian spices, and throwing your tastebuds for a loop with a pop of sweet pineapple. 
Sweet + Spicy Basil Shrimp From EatingWell: February/March 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

ingredients: 1 pound raw shrimp, (21-25 per pound), peeled and deveined, tails left on
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large ripe, pineapple- peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
{serve it over: wild rice}

instructions:In a large Ziploc bag, toss shrimp with salt, cayenne to taste and turmeric. Seal …