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Ancho Shrimp Pasta

Updated: Dec 11, 2023

Ancho Shrimp Pasta

Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make pasta dish? Try this flavorful Ancho Shrimp Pasta recipe with fresh ingredients and a hint of lime.

Ancho Shrimp Pasta


  • 8 oz. Fettuccine

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 fresh garlic cloves

  • 1 large Ancho chili

  • ½ pound raw or cooked shrimp

  • ½ cup fresh shredded Parmesan

  • 1 lime juice

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to the package label.

  2. Peel and devein the shrimp, and remove the tail.

  3. Clean and thinly slice the garlic cloves. Clean and chiffonade the ancho chili.

  4. Cut the lime in half and gather the rest of the ingredients into your mise.

  5. Heat the olive oil on medium-high heat in a large skillet, add the garlic, and stir until fragrant. Add the chili and stir into the oil and garlic until the oil changes a bit in color.

  6. Remove the chili and garlic, and drop the peeled and deveined shrimp into the oil. Stir the shrimp in the hot oil until they turn bright orange and curl.

  7. Turn the heat down to medium-low and add the pasta. Stir well

  8. Add salt and pepper, add the garlic and chilies back into the pan, squeeze the lime into the dish, and stir well.

  9. Plate and top with the shredded Parmesan

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