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Spicy Shrimp Pasta Skillet

Add a touch of zing to your pasta dish! Did I mention dinner will be done in 20 minutes?
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta, seafood, shrimp, skillet, spicy
Prep Time: 14 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 330.24kcal


  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 12 oz. package frozen shrimp
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped (substitute: 2 cans diced tomatoes)
  • 2-3 cups pasta (such as medium shells), cooked to al dente
  • Parmesan cheese for topping


  • Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add frozen shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, until they are pink and heated through, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add parsley, garlic and jalapeños and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Add paprika, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and pasta and cook for another 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve!


Calories: 330.24kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.71g | Protein: 25.52g | Fat: 11.57g | Saturated Fat: 6.31g | Cholesterol: 203.31mg | Sodium: 978.31mg | Fiber: 3.11g | Sugar: 3.16g