Shanghai Pasta

Belinda Loucks


I have yet to try this, but it sounds so very yummy!

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
20 Min


8 oz
dried spaghetti, fusilli or linguine
3 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
plum sauce
1 tsp
toasted sesame oil
1/2 tsp
red chili paste (optional)
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
red and/or green sweet pepper cut into bite size pieces
1 c
fresh green beans, cut into 1" pieces or 1 cup pea pods trimmed
12 oz
fresh or thawed, frozen peeled and deveined large shrimp
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
grated fresh ginger
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
finely chopped green onions
2 tsp
sesame seeds, toasted

How to Make Shanghai Pasta


  • 1Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small bowl stir together soy sauce, plum sauce, sesame oil and if desired chili paste; set aside.
  • 2Pour vegetable oil into a wok or large skillet, heat wok over medium-high heat. (Add more vegetable oil as necessary during cooking). Add sweet peppers and green beans cook and stir for 5 minutes. Push from the center of the wok. Add shrimp, garlic, ginger and black pepper into the center of the wok.
  • 3Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Stir in sauce and pea pods (if using). Stir in cooked pasta; heat through. Sprinkle each serving with green onions and sesame seeds.

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About Shanghai Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtag: #shanghai