Spicy Shrimp Pasta


Company coming? Stop at the store to pick up the five ingredients you might not keep on hand: shrimp, pasta, chile pepper, garlic, and tomatoes. Grab some oil, salt, and black pepper from your cupboard shelf and start cooking.

Total Time:
30 mins


  • 12 ounce fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells

  • 8 ounce dried linguine or fettuccine

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil

  • 1 - 2 fresh jalapeño chile peppers, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. In a large saucepan cook linguine according to package directions; drain. Return linguine to hot saucepan; cover and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chile peppers, garlic, salt, and black pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add shrimp; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Stir in tomatoes; heat through.

  3. Add shrimp mixture to cooked linguine; gently toss to combine. If desired, serve with cheese.

    Spicy Shrimp Pasta
    Kritsada Panichgul

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

363 Calories
9g Fat
48g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 363
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 396mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Protein 21g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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