Spaghetti Aglio E Olio is my recent adventure in the kitchen. If you follow my recipes, you already know that I am pasta lover. Any kind of pasta, make me mouth water! So, this Spaghetti Aglio E Olio is one of my favorite dishes when I dine out. In few weeks ago I thought of giving it a try at home and here are my results.

Truly, this spaghetti dish came out well and added shrimp gave some more taste. With chili padi it was bit spicy, but manageable. Actually,I like Spaghetti Aglio E Olio from restaurants. I never thought the recipe is this much simple and easy to cook. If you check the recipe, actually it requires few ingredients and method of cooking is really easy. In few steps, you have your delicious spaghetti dish!

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio with Shrimp

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio is an Italian dish traditionally, but popular among food lovers around the world. With added shrimp, you get more flavors to the pasta dish. Remember to cook pasta till Al Dante. That will give the best result for your Spaghetti Aglio E Olio dish.Also check the best tips to make your pasta dish more delicious!

How to cook Spaghetti Aglio E Olio with Shrimp

Here is my recipe. Check it and cook Spaghetti Aglio E Olio with Shrimp when you want something simple and fast.

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio with Shrimp

Ingredients (2 servings)

150g Spaghetti
3 tbspn Olive oil
8-10 nos. Shrimp
8-10 cloves of garlic
2 red chili padi sliced or ½ tsp dried red chili flakes
1 sprig of fresh parsley (finely chopped)
Salt & pepper to taste
Grated Parmesan cheese


Clean and remove shells of the shrimp. Wash, keep aside.
Peel the garlic and mince those.
In a pot, boil water and cook s spaghetti as per package instructions. Use slightly salted water for better results.
Once spaghetti is cooked, drain and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan on low-medium heat. When oil is hot add garlic and sauté for few seconds.
Then add shrimp, chili padi (or chili flakes) cook till shrimp is done.
When shrimp is cooked, add spaghetti and mix well.
Add parsley and stir to combine well with spaghetti.
Add bit of pepper if required. Add grated Parmesan cheese before serving.
Add bit more red pepper flakes, if you want it to be bit spicy.
It is ready to serve.