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Spicy Shrimp Pasta

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 mins

Spicy Shrimp Pasta is a quick and simple delicious dish using fresh herbs, chili paste, shrimp, cherry tomatoes and Rigatoni pasta.

Spicy Shrimp Pasta

For the Shrimps
 2 cups Raw Shrimp peeled
 2 tsp Red chili paste
 1 tbsp Old Bay seasoning
 1 tbsp Olive oil
 1 tsp Hot smoked paprika
The Pasta Sauce
 1 Onion Chopped
 1 Can Plum or chopped tomatoes
 2 tsp Chopped Garlic
 2 tsp Chili puree
 1 tbsp Tomato puree
 2 tsp Dried mixed Herbs
 1 tsp Salt
 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning
 1 tsp Sugar
 ¼ cup Water
 ¼ cup Fresh chopped parsley
 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme
 4 cups Rigatoni Pasta
1

First, wash and de-vein the shrimp. place in any bowl or sealed bag, add the seasonings and oil then let marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes.

2

Next, heat a pan on high and sear the tomatoes in a little splash of olive oil and fresh thyme until you see a few grill marks. Remove from the pan and rest to the side.

To the same pan add the shrimps, browning them on each side before also resting them to the side.

Meanwhile, Put your pasta to boil.

3

Now, put the onions into the pan with 2 tsp of oil and saute them until tender then pour in the can of plum tomatoes followed by the seasonings, tomato and chili paste and water.

Allow to simmer for 7 - 10 minutes before placing in a blender and pulsing a few times to create a sauce.

4

Last, place the blended sauce back into the pan along with the cherry tomatoes, drained rigatoni and shrimps. Garnish with Parmesan and fresh parsley then serve.