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Japanese Wasabi Shrimp Spaghetti

  • Author: Seonkyoung Longest
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x




  • 4 oz dry spaghetti
  • 10 to 12 large shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp sake plus 1 tbsp more
  • 4 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp wasabi
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 green onions, cut into 2 inch long pieces
  • black pepper


  1. Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water by following the directions of the package you are using.
  2. Meanwhile, mix shrimp, cornstarch, pinch of salt and 1 tsp of sake in a medium mixing bowl and set aside
  3. Combine 1 tbsp sake, soy sauce and wasabi in a mixing bowl set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet over high heat, add butter and let it melt and bubble. When the butter slightly turning into brown color, add the shrimp and cook the shrimp for 3 minutes (the cooking time can be slightly different depending on the size of shrimp you’re using) or until shrimp is 3/4 way cooked through.
  5. Add green onions and the sauce mixture. Mix everything real quick then add the spaghetti. Toss everything together. Transfer to a serving plate and finish with some black pepper right on top.