Quick and Easy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
Quick and Easy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Easy 30 minute dinner! Prawns sautéed in olive oil with ginger, garlic and colorful red and green peppers, tossed with angel hair noodles.

Here’s a fun way to cook shrimp that’s also quick and easy.

The prawns are sautéed in olive oil with finely diced red and green peppers along with garlic and grated ginger, then tossed with angel hair noodles. So festive!

It’s as if the pasta wanted to join a festive decorating event and the peppers said, “Hey, we can do that!”

Just like New Year’s Eve confetti. that you eat Made from diced peppers. And served with shrimp and pasta.

It’s a party on a plate that tastes good too. Simple flavors that work beautifully together.

Quick and Easy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

preparation time
15 minutes

cooking time
15 minutes

total time
30 minutes

4 servings

If you’re working with frozen shrimp, place them in a large bowl to thaw, cover with an inch or two of cold water, stir in a few teaspoons of salt, and add a few ice cubes. Leave to rest until thawed.


  • 1/2 Cup Extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 cups finely diced red and green bell peppers (3 to 4 Bell jar pepper)

  • 2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root

  • 2 cloves garlicchopped (about 2 teaspoons)

  • Salt

  • 1 lb peeled and deveined medium size shrimp (count 31-40)

  • 4 tablespoon fresh lime juice (can substitute lemon juice)

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives (or spring onion greens)

  • 3/4 lb angel hair paste


  1. Heat salted water for pasta:

    Place a large saucepan of salted water (4 liters water, 2 tablespoons salt) over high heat. While the water is heating, continue with the recipe.

  2. Sauté peppers, ginger, garlic:

    Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the diced peppers and cook until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the grated ginger and chopped garlic and fry for another 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Add shrimp:

    Add the shrimp and cook until just cooked through and no longer translucent, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drizzle with lime juice, remaining olive oil and black pepper. Remove from stove.

  4. Cook pasta:

    When the pasta water is boiling, add the angel hair pasta and cook for 2 minutes or until cooked through but still slightly al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.

  5. Adding Pasta to Shrimp:

    Return the drained pasta to the pan with the shrimp. Pour the reserved pasta cooking water into the pot. Stir to combine all ingredients. Sprinkle with chopped chives to serve.

nutritional information (per serving)
659 calories
30g Fat
71g carbohydrates
27g protein
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