Seafood Aglio E Olio

Seafood Aglio E Olio

Seafood Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Mixed Seafood – 450 gm

Salt and pepper – As required

2. Spaghetti – 1/2 pound

3. Olive oil – 1 tbsp

4. Extra virgin olive oil (of good quality) –  3 tbsp

Garlic cloves – 8 medium-small cloves, cut into thin rounds

Crushed red chilly flakes – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

5. Fresh Italian parsley – 3 – 4 tbsp, finely chopped

Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Salt and pepper – To taste


1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta cooking water.

2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add mixed seafood in 1 – 2 batches. Sprinkle salt and pepper powder and cook for 3 – 4 minutes until just done (do not overcook). Remove to a plate. Bring down the heat to low.

3. Add 3  tbsp extra virgin olive oil and garlic to the same pan. Cook over low heat until garlic turns light golden and fragrant. Add crushed chilly flakes and stir for a few seconds. Finally add cooked pasta and 1/4 cup hot pasta cooking water. Toss well. Switch off. Add a tsp of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of pepper powder(optional), 1 – 2 tsp lemon juice and finely chopped parsley. Toss again. Serve immediately. You may sprinkle 3- 4 tbsp grated parmesan cheese while serving, but its completely optional.

Seafood Aglio E Olio

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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