Chorizo Shrimp Spaghettini

Must eat now? Make the sauce while the pasta boils, then toss the hot noodles with sauce. Tada!

July 2008 | By Sharlene Tan
Chorizo Shrimp Spaghettini
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Main Ingredient

Fish and Seafood



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July 2008

Must eat now? Sharlene Tan suggests this quick pasta dish. Make the sauce while the pasta boils. Then toss the hot noodles with the sauce and prepare for a delicious experience.

ServesPrep and Cooking Time 15 minutes

200 grams spaghettini
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
1 piece chorizo de Bilbao, cubed
8 pieces shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 teaspoon Spanish paprika
salt and cayenne pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons water from cooking pasta
1 tablespoon flat-leaf Italian parsley, chopped

Cook spaghettini according to package directions.

Prepare the sauce: In a pan, heat olive oil and saute garlic until fragrant. Add chorizo and cook until crispy. Put in the shrimps and saute until they turn pink. Add paprika and season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste.

Toss cooked and drained spaghettini with the sauce, adding 2 to 3 tablespoons pasta water to the mixture. Finish with a sprinkling of parsley.


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