Angel Hair with Spicy Shrimp

Angel Hair with Spicy Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Anna Last

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 540
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Protein 34 g
Carbohydrate 67 g
Sugars 3 g
Fiber 2 g
Fat 13 g
Satfat 4 g
Sodium 456 mg
Cholesterol 187 mg


3/4 pound angel hair pasta or spaghetti
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 pound frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp, thawed
3/4 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Kosher salt
2 tablespoons butter


Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute (do not let it brown). Add the shrimp, wine, red pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer until the shrimp are opaque, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the butter until melted.

Toss the pasta with the shrimp mixture.

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

October 2008
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