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Spicy Shrimp Capellini

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins

Spicy shrimp capellini is a traditional seafood dish with a bit of a kick. Use whole wheat capellini and Colavita crushed tomatoes for a healthy and hearty summer meal.

Spicy Shrimp Capellini

 1 lb Colavita Whole Wheat Capellini
 1 lb extra-large (21-25 ct.) peeled and deveined shrimp
 2 tbsp unsalted butter, divided
 1 tbsp Colavita Roasted Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
 1 shallot, finely chopped
 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (leave seeds in for more heat)
 ½ cup white wine
 1 cup Colativa Crushed Tomatoes
 1 tbsp fresh thyme
 ½ cup clam juice
 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 2 tbsp Colavita Capers
 ¼ cup fresh basil, chiffonade
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 Parmesan cheese, for serving

In a large pot of boiling water, cook capellini according to package directions. Set aside.


In a large skillet, heat olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat.


Add garlic, shallots and jalapeno, sautéing until soft.


Pour in white wine and let simmering until reduced by half.


Once reduced, add in crushed tomatoes, fresh thyme, and clam juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce has reduced and thickened. Season with salt and pepper as needed.


Add in shrimp and simmer for about 60 to 90 seconds on each side. Shrimp should be pink throughout, but be careful not to overcook.


Stir in lemon juice, capers and butter and remove from heat. Add in basil, stirring just to incorporate.


Pour shrimp pasta mixture over capellini pasta and toss just to coat.


Serve immediately and top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4