My mom had her go-to dinner party dishes and this pasta was always a hit. It is one of my favorites-and one of the first recipes that made me love seafood. The beauty is in its simplicity: For all its flavor and elegance, the dish has the approachability of a quick weeknight meal. - Stephen Jackson, Recipe Developer
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Spaghettini with Spicy Seafood
Total:
45 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
45 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until it is shimmering. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, add to the skillet and cook until lightly browned on both sides, about 3 minutes total; transfer to a plate. Season the scallops with salt and pepper, add to the skillet and cook undisturbed until nicely browned on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Give the scallops a quick stir and cook 1 minute, then transfer to the plate with the shrimp.

Add the spaghetti to the boiling water and cook according to the package directions for al dente. Strain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.

While the spaghetti cooks, reduce the heat to medium, add the garlic to the skillet and cook until softened and lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add the wine and cook, stirring to scrape up any brown bits, until reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, red pepper flakes and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Add the pasta, shrimp, scallops and reserved cooking water and toss to combine. Continue cooking until the sauce coats the pasta and the seafood is heated through, about 2 minutes.

Turn off the heat, stir in the parsley and basil and divide among four serving bowls. Sprinkle with the lemon zest, drizzle with more olive oil if desired and serve.

More from:

Mother's Day

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Potato Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Roasted Asparagus

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Cheesy Ravioli Lasagna

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Crispy-Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Tri-Berry Oven Pancakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Herbed Spaghettini

Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Spaghettini with Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart

Spaghettini with Checca Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Spaghettini with Checca Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking