Fish Lovers Ahoy! Cook Up this Delicious Fish Pasta Recipe

Fish Pasta Recipe

From classics like salmon and prawn, to briny staples like anchovies and sardines, fish and seafood have a wide gamut of flavours and textures to offer for any meal. Broil, sauté or grill, they are a versatile option, and then, when it’s added to a pasta it elevates the dish, making it a treat to the senses. Before you tie up your aprons to rustle up a fish pasta, it’s important to know which fish and seafood complement the flavours of the pasta. Seawater Prawns, anchovies, tuna and even crab go well with different types of pasta recipes. 

Here’s some trivia for you on the Italian staple that has won the hearts of many with its distinct flavours. 

The Origins of Seafood Pasta 


The coastal city of Naples makes the most of its abundant seafood offerings in it’s drool-worthy delicacies. And seafood pasta is a treat that’s rustled up at wedding feasts and get-togethers. Other classic seafood pasta dishes such as – Spaghetti alle vongole (shellfish), and pasta con i calamari are a must-have at celebrations.

A Peek into the Neapolitan Cuisine


Neapolitan cuisine is a mixed bag of different cultures such as Greek and Roman. This picturesque coastal city celebrates it’s fresh catch in its cuisine. Spaghetti with seafood, is one of the most popular offerings of Naples. It has become a staple for pasta lovers across the globe along with other specialties like risotto alla pescatora with calamari, cuttlefish and octopus. 

Other Seafood Pasta Specialities

Other seafood pasta like Lobster Fra Diavolo, lobster in a fiery tomato sauce with linguine, might sound like an Italian staple, but in reality it is an Italian-American invention. A restaurant in midtown New York called Fra Diavolo made people fall in love with its flavours.   

Another Italian seafood speciality that has takers across the world is the Seafood Linguini. The star of this traditional delight is shellfish. Many people also prefer adding different varieties of seafood like mussels, squid etc., in this classic recipe. Explore a range of other options such as Fish, Prawns and Crabs and whip up your next recipe with Licious! Buy Freshwater Large Prawns and fresh seafood online on Licious.

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Fish Pasta Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the tomato sauce
For the fish
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For the tomato sauce
For the fish
Fish Pasta Recipe
Instructions
  1. Place a large vessel on medium-high heat and add water, oil and salt to it. Then, add the spaghetti to the water and let it cook for 5-10 minutes. Once the spaghetti cooks well, turn off the heat. Strain out the water but remember to preserve a few tablespoons of pasta water for further use.
  2. Meanwhile, place a large skillet pan on medium-high heat and add oil to it. Then, add crushed garlic, chopped onions to the oil and sauté it for a while. Once the onion turns pink, add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle some salt and pepper for taste. Mash the ingredients to turn it into a fine purée. Turn off the heat and strain out the sauce in a bowl.
  3. Take a deep bottomed pan and add oil to it. Then, add chopped garlic and onions to the oil. Cook them thoroughly. After a while, add the lobsters, prawns and scallops to the pan. Sauté them well and pour in some white wine and a few tablespoons of leftover pasta water. Let it cook for 5-10 minutes. Then, add tomato sauce to the pan. Combine it all together.
  4. Garnish the pasta with some chopped basil leaves and serve it hot with garlic bread. Bon appétit!
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tips
Remember to add leftover pasta water to the fish as it enhances the flavour.





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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I add squid pieces to the pasta?
Yes, you can add squid pieces to the pasta.

Can I skip using white wine?
Yes, you can skip using white wine while making fish pasta.

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