Spaghetti with Shrimp Garlic & Wine

Our Spaghetti with Shrimp, Olive Oil, Garlic & Wine is a classic Italian seafood recipe that is absolutely delicious! This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy meal. It features shrimp simmered in white wine, olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and fresh parsley. Served with spaghetti, creating a simple and flavorful dish that’s restaurant-quality! A shrimp meal that’s ready in 25 minutes…what’s not to love?

Our Spaghetti with Shrimp is Mouthwatering…

With a few ingredients, you’ll be amazed how easy you can make this shrimp dish within minutes.

Best of all? When you serve our spaghetti with shrimp – it will surely impress your family and friends. 

This recipe happens to be our most popular, along with Easy Shrimp Dinner, and our Spaghetti with Lobster Tails Sauce.  If you love seafood? Then try them all!

All three recipes are easy to make and mouthwatering-delicious! 😉

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In our house, we make this shrimp dish often, especially on Christmas Eve,  which is known as La Vigilia, celebrating the birth of Jesus and serving seven types of seafood.  We serve it as our first course on Christmas Eve.

Besides the holidays, spaghetti with shrimp, olive oil, garlic, and wine is a seafood dish and one you can enjoy cooking all year long. It’s not just for Christmas Eve. 

Today, we’ll show you Step-by-Step on how to make this classic seafood dish.  

So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee, and join us for a delicious recipe!

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How to Make Spaghetti with Shrimp Garlic & Wine?

*Follow our Step-by-Step directions or jump down to the bottom for our full recipe card!

Ingredients Needed for Spaghetti with Shrimp:

  • 1 pound Large Fresh Shrimp – cleaned, deveined
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus extra
  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves – sliced
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley – chopped
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound spaghetti, or GF spaghetti 

 

Directions to Make Spaghetti with Shrimp:

1.  In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat.   Add sliced garlic and red pepper flakes, and sauté for a few minutes, or until the garlic turns golden.

 
Sauteing olive oil and garlic in a skillet. by 2sistersrecipes.cpm
 

2.  Add the shrimp and a pinch of salt and pepper.   Sauté the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes, or until they turn opaque or pinkish color.

 
A skillet with raw shrimp and garlic.   by 2sistersrecipes.com
 
 

3.  Add the white wine and parsley.  Cover with a lid and simmer on low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.  Taste the sauce for salt, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

 

4.  In the meantime, bring a pasta pot filled with water to boil and add 1 teaspoon of salt.  Add spaghetti and cook until al dente, about 6 to 7 minutes.  Just before you drain the pasta, reserve 1/4 cup of boiling water from the spaghetti and pour directly into the shrimp mixture.

A skillet simmering seafood in wine sauce on stovetop. by 2sistersrecipes.com

5.  Drain the spaghetti and add it directly into the skillet with the shrimp.  Mix until well combined. Then serve into individual pasta dishes.

NOTE: If you prefer, you can drizzle with an additional tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil over the spaghetti and shrimp. 

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6.  Serve immediately.

Serves 4

NOTES and TIPS FOR SUCCESS! 

  • For our recipe, you can buy any size of shrimp at your local fish market, and to save some time in the prep work (which would cost a few pennies more), have the shrimp cleaned before you take it home.
  • Then all you will need to do is: give the shrimp a good rinse and allow them to drain in a colander for a few minutes.  And the rest is easy!
  • Fresh ingredients are essential when making this dish incredibly delicious!  Fresh parsley, extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, crushed red pepper, and fresh shrimp are all you need to create this fabulous seafood dish. 
  • If you prefer a little more heat, you can add additional red pepper flakes to this recipe.
  • Always use High-Quality olive oil or extra virgin olive oil.  Read the label on the bottle, it should say, olive oil from Italy or Greece, or Spain.  Do not buy olive oil that mentions it’s a “blend of olives from many countries,” it is less quality and not very good tasting.   
  • Oh, and don’t forget the wine!  The sauce is created when the wine is added, so we don’t want to leave that out.  
  • Don’t have wine? No worries! Pour in some chicken broth in its place. many chefs in restaurants use it in their seafood recipes from time to time.
  • And finally, the last step is tossing the spaghetti into the shrimp sauce.  Then drizzle with additional extra virgin olive oil over the spaghetti and serve!

Spaghetti with Shrimp Olive Oil Garlic & Wine can be served as a first course or even as an entrée.

This shrimp dish is always packed with flavors and it’s high in protein.   It is such a delicious dish that your family and friends will go bonkers over! 

It’s our favorite recipe for shrimp.  So easy, you’ll wonder why you haven’t made this sooner.

Simple and delicious!

Also, don’t forget to try another seafood dish, our Spaghetti with Swordfish Sauce, a recipe from Southern Italy with chunks of swordfish in a light tomato sauce.

Enjoy!

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Yield: 4 servings

Spaghetti with Shrimp Olive Oil Garlic & Wine

Spaghetti with Shrimp Olive Oil Garlic & Wine by 2sistersrecipes.com

Spaghetti with Shrimp is an incredibly delicious dish! Fresh parsley, extra virgin olive oil, white wine, fresh garlic, crushed red pepper, and fresh shrimp is all you need to create this fabulous seafood dish. Making dinner ready in minutes!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Large Fresh Shrimp - cleaned, deveined
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves - sliced
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley - chopped
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound spaghetti, (or Gluten-Free spaghetti)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, and on medium heat, heat olive oil. Add sliced garlic and red pepper. Sauté for a few minutes, or until the garlic turns a golden color.
  2. Add the shrimp, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Sauté the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes, or until they turn opaque or pinkish color.
  4. Add the white wine and parsley. Cover and simmer on low heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Then taste the sauce for salt, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. In the meantime, bring a pasta pot filled with water to boil, and add 1 teaspoon of salt.
  6. Add spaghetti and cook until al dente, about 6 to 7 minutes. Just before you drain the pasta, reserve 1/4 cup of boiling water from the spaghetti and pour it directly into the shrimp mixture.
  7. Drain the spaghetti and add the spaghetti directly into the skillet with the shrimp.
  8. Mix until well combined. If you prefer, you can drizzle additional extra virgin olive oil over the spaghetti
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. Serves 4

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4 servings

Serving Size:

1 serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 424Total Fat: 18.2gCarbohydrates: 35.6gFiber: .4gSugar: .3gProtein: 28.2g

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Additional “Restaurant-Quality” Seafood Recipes…try these:

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