Italian Seafood Spaghetti Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 6 large shrimp, whole, deveined with tail shell still on
  • 18 mussels, debearded
  • 18 clams
  • 1 pound calamari (squid), cleaned, bodies cut into rings and tentacles left whole
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 pound spaghetti
How to cook Italian Seafood Spaghetti:
  • In a large skillet, warm the olive oil, then add garlic, shrimp, mussels, clams and calamari, stirring frequently for 2 minutes.
  • Discard any mussels or clams that do not open, and then add tomatoes, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes to taste.
  • Add parsley, toss, and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, boil water for pasta. When ready, add salt, and cook spaghetti until nearly al dente*, about 6 minutes.
  • Drain the pasta and transfer it to the skillet.
  • Toss to allow the flavors to combine, and divide the pasta evenly among 6 plates.
  • Serve the seafood spaghetti immediately.


The Italian Seafood Spaghetti recipe very easy to prepare and so good!


*Al dente refers to the desired texture of cooked pasta in Italian cooking. It literally means "to the tooth". When the pasta is cooked al dente, there should be a slight resistance in the center when the pasta is chewed.

This recipe for Italian Seafood Spaghetti serves/makes: 6

The Italian Seafood Spaghetti recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Seafood Mix (more Seafood Mix recipes)
Preparation Method: Pasta (more Pasta recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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