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Spicy Parmesan Shrimp Pasta | Creme de la Crumb

Spicy Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

Spicy shrimp with penne noodles, coated with parmesan cheese! An easy skillet dish that can be prepared in 30 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 556kcal
Author Tiffany


  • cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1-2 pounds medium or large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese topping
  • 8 ounces penne noodles cooked


  • Whisk together olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Pour into a zip lock bag and add shrimp. Seal bag and toss to coat. Allow to marinated in fridge for 30 minutes before preparing dish or overnight. Prepare penne noodles according to the package instructions.
  • Drain marinade and add shrimp to a large preheated pan or skillet. Saute over medium high heat 3-4 minutes until shrimp have turned pink. 
  • Add red pepper flakes, shredded parmesan cheese, grated parmesan cheese topping, and cooked noodles. Cook 3-4 minutes longer stirring throughout until shrimp and noodles are coated with cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with sliced green onions if desired.


Control the spice level by adding more or less crushed red pepper flakes. 


Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 297mg | Sodium: 1250mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 327mg | Iron: 4mg