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Angel Hair with Spicy Shrimp

Real Simple OCTOBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 540
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Protein: 34g
  • Carbohydrate: 67g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Cholesterol: 187mg

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