Shrimp is very popular in Japan. Japanese people cook shrimp in almost every way such as boiling, stir frying, and deep frying. I would like to introduce super easy shrimp pasta. Your family would love this dish!

Ingredients (2 plates):

  • 1 small package of shrimp (198g, 7oz)
  • a half bag of spinach (142g, 5oz)
  • 1 can of sliced mushrooms (226g, 8oz)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • a half jar of tomato pasta sauce (340g, 12oz)
  • a half package of spaghetti (227g, 8oz)
  • about 4 quarters of water
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Here is how to make it at home. Cooking time is about 10 - 15 minutes.

  1. Boil water in a large pot. Add salt. After boiling, add spaghetti and simmer about 9-11 minutes or some minutes on the spaghetti package. Stir it occasionally.
  2. In the meantime, remove the tails of shrimps, cut the garlic and heat the olive oil in a frying pan with medium heat. Add the garlic.
  3. Add the shrimp into the frying pan and stir it until shrimp is fully cooked.
  4. Add mushrooms and the spinach into the frying pan and stir together until spinach is soften.
  5. Add the tomato sauce into 4. and mix up.
  6. Taste the spaghetti and if it’s soft enough, drain, add it into 5. and stir it together.
  7. Pour 6. onto plates and add the parmesan cheese on top.