Black Spaghetti & Rock Shrimp

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes


Serves 4


Antonio’s Spaghetti and Rock Shrimp Is a Great Entertaining Dish. It will impress your guests and scintillate your taste buds! Don’t be alarmed by the jalapeno pesto as this rendition is not overly spicy!


  • 3 ounces uncooked black spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon E.V.O.O.
  • 1.5 tablespoons garlic sliced
  • 3 ounces rock shrimp
  • 1/3 cup soppressata
  • 1/3 cup scallions
  • 3 tablespoons jalapeno pesto

Jalapeno Pesto Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup jalapeno, rough chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup E.V.O.O. (extra virgin olive oil)
  • TT Kosher Salt and Black Pepper

Method of Preparation

  1. First cook the pasta in salted boiling water
  2. Heat oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat
  3. Saute the garlic, rock shrimp and soppressatta until the rock shrimp are just cooked
  4. Add the jalapeno pesto, black pasta and toss to evenly coat the pasta in pesto
  5. Season with salt, pepper and toss in the scallion.

Jalapeno Pesto

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree. Season to taste with kosher salt and black pepper

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