Seafood Carbonara

Kim Dayton


This recipe seems hard but its very easy.It's simple but elegant.I made this for my sisters 50th birthday dinner and the whole family loved it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min


  • 1 lb
    raw shrimp,peeled and tails off
  • 1 lb
  • 1 lb
    pancetta or thick sliced pepper coated bacon,cubed
  • 2 c
    white cooking wine
  • 1 lb
    boccatini or thick spagetti
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 5
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh parsley,chopped
  • 3 clove
  • ·
  • 1/2 stick
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    pepper to taste

How to Make Seafood Carbonara


  1. On med to high heat add oil and butter to a large frying pan,when butter melts add garlic and saute 2 minutes.
  2. Add pancetta or pepper bacon to pan,cook on med to high heat 5 minutes.
  3. Add white cooking wine to pan cover and turn down heat to simmer,about 7 minutes.
  4. Start cooking Boccatini or thick spagetti according to package,about 10 minutes.
  5. While waiting for spagetti to get done,in a large bowl,combine eggs,parsley and parmesan cheese,whisk all together.
  6. Add Shrimp and Scallops to the pancetta and wine mixture,cook 3 minutes,cover and turn off heat.
  7. When Boccatini or thick spagetti is done,drain and immediately add to egg mixture and toss good.(Hot spagetti will cook egg mixture.
  8. Add Seafood and pancetta mixture to spagetti mixture in bowl,toss good.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve with a salad.

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About Seafood Carbonara

Course/Dish: Fish Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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