Sriracha Shrimp pasta is simple and easy. This hot and spicy recipe can be made in moments like magic in the kitchen.
If you want me to describe the taste of this recipe, then I would say it is delicious but extremely spicy, excellently pairs up with a bland main course like, steamed plain rice and simple pasta.
Shrimp as everyone knows already that it gets cooked within minutes, a blessing to the busy kitchen.
When a recipe does not need a preparing time and asks for just a couple of ingredients, then why waiting? Try this recipe, and I'm sure you will also enjoy the same.
Here, I have to specially mention, this spicy sriracha shrimp bowl needs just one pan including the pasta. So, just a pan for cleaning, how awesome is this right(I can hear the person's heart who is doing all the dishes).
Furthermore, are you planning to serve a perfect restaurant-style dinner but with lesser time and lesser work? your best choice can be this spicy Shrimp recipe. Very colorful and spicier dish in minutes.
The vibrant red color says all about the taste. It's absolutely delicious, but it is hot and spicy as well. Do not go wrong on sriracha shrimp marinade, the color influences us to be more liberal on the sauce.
Hence it is always recommended to add half of the quantity, checking for the spiciness compatibility. Then the increase in small proportions.
But when you want the Adjust the quantity of sauce as per your taste. If you have intolerance with the spiciness then proceed with caution.
How to reduce the spice level in this Sriracha shrimp pasta?
You find this sriracha shrimp sauce is spicy? You can try different variations in this recipe with less spice level.
Mayo. Reduce the spice level by adding mayonnaise. The sriracha mayo shrimp is creamy and delicious with much lower spiciness. Stir in mayo once the shrimp cooked.
Honey. Alternatively, you can also try honey sriracha shrimp, in this variation stir in honey at the final stages of cooking. This is Asian style glossy, hot and sweet shrimp.
Lime. Make sriracha lime shrimp by squeezing lime and drizzle salt at the end of cooking. The lime takes away the spiciness and gives another dimension to the recipe.
Other ideas of using leftover Sriracha garlic shrimp
Though pasta is the ideal pair with this spicy shrimp. But these are extremely great to serve with the taco, ramen noodles, or in the salad.
Does sriracha shrimp marinade need?
The shrimp would taste great with the marinade. But we do not have control by guessing the spiciness of the sauce. So I would recommend to cook the shrimp first and add the sauce later according to our preference.
What type of pasta is good?
Any pasta verity is good to pair up with a sriracha shrimp. Simple, less seasoned is perfect to my knowledge.
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How to make Sriracha shrimp pasta
Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil in a pan. Add chopped garlic and saute for a minute until they turn golden brown in color.
Add washed and cleaned shrimp with 1/4th tsp of salt.
In the medium to simmer flame, continue to cook it. Flip on to the other side occasionally. This process may take about 4-6 minutes.
Once the shrimps are completely cooked, add Sriracha sauce and saute until the sauce coats the shrimp well. Remove from fire and transfer Sriracha Shrimp to the serving plate.
Hint: Decide the quantity of Sriracha as per your taste level. We love the spiciness and add about 2 tbsp for this quantity.
Finally toss with the cooked pasta before serving.
Sriracha shrimp pasta
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp garlic chopped
- 1 cup shrimp raw and deveined
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
- 2 cup pasta cooked
- Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add chopped garlic and saute for a minute until they slightly change its color.
- Add washed and cleaned shrimp with 1/4th tsp of salt.
- In the medium to simmer flame, continue to cook it for about 3 minutes on each side.
- Once the shrimps are completely cooked, add Sriracha sauce.
- Saute until the sauce coats the shrimp well.
- Remove from fire and Toss it with pasta or serve as a side.
The recipe is extremely spicy, so caution while adding sauce while cooking. If you are adding lesser sriracha sauce, then add tomato ketchup to get this spicier look.