Shrimp Pasta Fra Diavolo

  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper (or more if you like things spicier!)
  • 1 14 ounce can chopped tomatoes with their juice
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and butterflied
  • 12 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Chopped scallions for garnish


  1. Add oil to a large deep skillet and heat over medium heat. Add onion and stir until it starts to get tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add pepper, tomatoes and white wine and simmer for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and simmer until shrimp are just cooked through, about another 5 minutes.
  3. While the sauce is cooking, prepare the pasta according to package directions and drain.
  4. When the shrimp are done, stir in the butter until it is melted. Add the pasta to the sauce and toss well.
  5. Divide among plates, scatter scallions on top and serve.