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5 from 1 vote

Chipotle lime garlic shrimp pasta

Delicious one pot meal with touch spicy shrimp and pasta. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Author: Swathi (Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • For Shrimp
  • 15 Jumbo uncooked shrimp removed shell and deveined leaving the tail intact
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper
  • 2 clove garlic made into paste using microplane
  • ¼ teaspoon Paprika this is optional, I like to add as it gives color
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder use it if you have it in hand, it enhance the taste
  • ½ lime juice
  • 1 /2 teaspoon lime zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter
  • For Pasta
  • 1 cup LaModerna Golden Harvest Rotini Pasta
  • ¼ cup Pesto I used Pesto Genovese
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 7 cherry tomatoes cut into half
  • Parmesan cheese


  • n a bowl add shrimp, chipotle pepper, paprika, garlic paste, coriander powder( if using ) lime zest, lime juice, salt and mix everything and set aside for 20-30 minutes.
  • While pasta is cooking add 1 ½ tablespoon butter in skillet and add marinated shrimp and cook until it is well cooked (shrimp will curl itself) and spices coated well.
  • In a skillet add ½ tablespoon butter and add cooked pasta and add pesto sauce and 1 tablespoon of pasta water and mix everything until pesto sauce combined well with pasta. To this add halved cherry tomatoes and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add this cooked spiced shrimp into the pasta and add grated parmesan cheese