Spicy Shrimp & Pasta

March 24, 2020

Spicy Shrimp & Pasta

Shrimp. Pasta. What else could you need? This savory recipe brings an elegant combination of spices between the shrimp and pasta. 





  • 1 lb pasta 
  • 1/3 cup olive oil 
  • 3 cloves of garlic 
  • 2 tablespoons parsley 
  • 2 teaspoons oregano 
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 


  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 
  • 20 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 


  1. Cook pasta as directed. 
  2. In a large saucepan on medium heat, pour 1/2 cup of olive oil. Quickly stir in the garlic, parsley, oregano, dried basil and black pepper. 
  3. Mix in drained and cooked pasta. Turn off heat. 
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk 1.5 tablespoons of olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, salt, and crushed red pepper. Fold in the shrimp.
  5. Gently place the shrimp on a medium saucepan at high heat. Make sure the shrimp are evenly spread out for consistent cooking. 
  6. Cook on high heat for 2 minutes or until the bottom of the shrimp start to pink up. Flip the shrimp and and continue to cook for another 2 minutes. 
  7. Plate the pasta and place the shrimp on top. 



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