Lemongrass Turmeric Seafood Pasta

Updated: Nov 25, 2020

A Jamie Oliver-worthy seafood pasta perhaps, with an Asian twist! Fresh seafood is tossed in spaghetti and aromatic Lemongrass Turmeric Paste for a quick evening family meal.

Lemongrass Turmeric Seafood Pasta


(Serves 2-3)

2-3 servings of your favourite long pasta (spaghetti or linguine is recommended)

6-7 tsp Mekhala Organic Lemongrass Turmeric Paste

11 oz (330ml) of light coconut milk

10-12 medium sized shrimp (make sure it comes with the head)

7 oz (200g) your favorite white fish, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 onion, sliced

4-5 cloves of garlic, diced

1 cup spinach

2 tsp canola oil




  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Keep about ¼ cup of pasta water. Set aside.

  2. Peel shrimp, keep heads in a separate bowl.

  3. Heat oil in a deep dish pan at medium heat.

  4. Add in garlic and fry for about 30-40 seconds.

  5. Add in shrimp heads and fry till they turn red.

  6. Pour in coconut milk, boil for about 3 mins while pressing down on shrimp heads to release stock.

  7. After 3 mins, take out shrimp heads.

  8. Add in Mekhala Organic Lemongrass Turmeric Paste, stir until combined.

  9. Add in onion, cook until translucent.

  10. Add in shrimp, fish, and saved pasta water.

  11. When shrimp and fish are 80% cooked, add in the pasta and spinach. Toss until spinach has cooked.

  12. Take off heat when shrimp and fish are fully cooked. Salt to taste.

  13. Serve and enjoy!

Want more pasta? Check out our Easy Creamy Tom Yum Mushroom Pasta or our Basil Garlic Mixed Mushroom Pasta


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