Brown shrimp pasta
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Brown shrimp pasta

Brown shrimp pasta

Recipe (dinner)

A delicious spicy pasta with the lovely sweet taste of brown shrimp!

  • 1

    Cook the pasta in boiling water according to the packet instructions.

  • 2

    Put a couple of lugs of olive oil in a second pan and fry the onion and garlic until the onion is soft. Add the lemon zest and fry for another minute.

  • 3

    Add the tomatoes to the pan and crush them with a fork. Then add the brandy and a pinch of chili powder to give it an extra kick. Let the sauce cook for 5 minutes.

  • 4

    Take the shrimps and put them into the sauce. Cook for 2 minutes and add the cream. Mix well and finish the sauce with the fresh parsley and some salt and pepper.

  • 5

    Drain the pasta when it's al dente and add it into the pan directly after draining. Mix the pasta well and finish it off with some extra parsley. Enjoy!


  • - 500 g spaghetti or linguine

  • - 2 shallots, roughly chopped

  • - 2 garlic cloves

  • - zest of 1 lemon

  • - 1 can of peeled tomatoes

  • - 2 tbsp brandy or cognac

  • - pinch of chili powder

  • - 300 g peeled brown shrimps

  • - 100 ml cream

  • - 50 g fresh parsley, roughly chopped

  • - oil, for frying

  • - salt and pepper

  • 20 min
  • 4 persons