Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Because we want to have the flavor of shrimp be more pronounced we only use simple ingredients for Shrimp pasta recipes.

We want to teach you how to make your own Shrimp pasta recipes and therefore we have some simple guidelines here to make your own.

At the end of this article we have a great Italian Shrimp pasta recipes with butter, lemon, fresh chilli and spring onions for you.

Please use ecological friendly shrimp when you can. It makes a lot of difference for our oceans.

shrimp pasta recipes

The most important guideline with shrimp pasta recipes is not to use too strong flavors. Capers go great with tuna, but not with most shrimp pasta recipes. This is because shrimp flavors go to the background very easily and we don’t want this. We want out Shrimp pasta recipes taste like shrimp

The most common mistake with Shrimp pasta recipes is to overcook the shrimp. It’s important to add the shrimp as the final ingredient of the dish. When the shrimp turn pink, the food is ready!

Moreover a good way to season the shrimp in shrimp pasta recipes is to use some oil, some herbs and garlic and just marinade them for a while. The longer you marinade the better.

Techniques you’ll learn with this recipe

  • How to marinade shrimp to perfection
  • How to clarify butter and make it into a sauce
  • How to use fresh chili and take out the hotness of the chili

With the recipe you want to invest

  • About 25 minutes in the kitchen to prepare
  • A few hours to marinade (although not necessary, it will make it tastier)
  • About $20 for a 2-4 person meal

Shrimp Pasta Recipes step-by-step

Ingredients for Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Ingredient How much Imperial How much Metric
Olive oil 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons
Water to boil pasta A big pan A big pan
Tagliatelle or spaghetti 10 ounces 300 grams
Fresh or frozen shrimp 7 ounces 200 Gram
Butter 4 ounces 100 grams
Garlic 4 cloves 4 cloves
Fresh chili 4 chilies 4 chilies
Lemon 1 lemon 1 lemon
Spring onions 5 spring onions 5 spring onions
Salt & Pepper A pinch A pinch

Shrimp Pasta Recipes Preparation

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil with chopped garlic in a bowl
  • Add the shrimp to the bowl and mix well!
  • Let it rest for a while in your fridge, the longer the better.

Shrimp Pasta Recipes Cooking Instructions

  1. Start cooking the pasta al Dente. Read here how to cook pasta to perfection.
  2. Put the butter in a little pan on low heat and season with salt.
  3. When the butter is melted you see that the butter starts to separate. We want the clear part of the butter
  4. Sift out the white / solid part of the butter with a spoon or a sift.
  5. Now you should have clear and transparent butter.
  6. When the pasta is ready and drained put it back in the pan
  7. Add the butter, shrimp, and chopped spring onions. Keep on stirring
  8. When the shrimp is nicely pink, your food is ready. Give a good stir!
  9. Serve on a plate and sprinkle/drain a healthy amount of lemon onto each plate!! What a time to be alive!