Spicy shrimp pasta

kate hopkins


I make this when ever we entertain family and friends. It is a big hit and so very easy to make.

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4 Servings


10 Min


15 Min


1 lb
pasta of choice
2 Tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
colves of garlic (minced)
1 lb
large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbsp
minced cilantro
small lemon, cut into wedges

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta. Drain and toss with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Place in a serving bowl and cover to keep warm.
In a large saute pan over medium heat adding just 1/4 cup of olive oil. Sprinkle in the red pepper flakes and garlic. Saute until fragrant, being careful not to burn the garlic. Add the shrimp to the pan and cook about 1 minute per side or until pink.
Season with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp mixture to the pasta and sprinkle with the cilantro. Toss to combine. Serve with lemon wadges and plenty of fresh crusty bread

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy