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Black spaghetti


  • Author: Chefjar


  • Black spaghetti- 300 gm
  • Unsalted butter- 2 tbsp
  • Shrimp (peeled & deveined)- 1 kg
  • Garlic cloves( minced)- 2
  • Fresh juice of 1 lemon
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese-2 tbsp
  • Peperoncino/ red pepper flakes- 1/4 tsp
  • Cilantro ( finely chopped)- 1/2 cup
  • Salt- to taste


  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to boil. Add salt ( to your taste). Add spaghetti and cook as per package instructions. Mmm spaghetti was done in 11 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl combine the minced garlic with lemon juice. Pour over the shrimp to coat evenly. Allow to marinate 10 minutes.
  3. In a large pan melt 2 tbsp of butter. Add the shrimp with marinade. Cook about 2 minutes per side or until the shrimp is done. Don't overcook or the shrimp will become rubbery.
  4. Using a slotting spoon remove the shrimp from the liquid and transfer onto the plate. Bring the sauce to boil. Add Parmesan cheese and cook 1-2 minutes or until the sauce thickens a little bit.
  5. Pour the sauce over the cooked and drained black spaghetti , add the shrimps, cilantro, peperoncino and toss to combine.
  6. Viola!
  • Category: Pasta recipes/ Seafood
  • Cuisine: Italian