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Juicy jumbo shrimp in a sweet and spicy marinara sauce makes spicy shrimp pasta diavolo the perfect 30-minute meal for seafood pasta lovers.

Spicy Shrimp Pasta Diavolo

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 12 oz. linguine/fettuccine/spaghetti/angel hair
  • 1 lb. uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) fire roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 1 (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup white wine (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil/parsley, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and set aside
  2. Over medium high heat, saute onions, garlic and red pepper flakes in some oil until fragrant, about 2 minutes
  3. Pour in tomatoes and tomato sauce
  4. Add in sugar, Italian seasoning, white wine and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a gentle boil
  5. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes until sauce has thickened
  6. Add shrimp to the sauce and simmer for another 3 minutes until shrimp are cooked and opaque
  7. Toss pasta and shrimp with sauce
  8. Dish and serve hot topped with fresh basil or parsley and some Parmesan cheese