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Fried Spaghetti! This stir fried spaghetti recipe is easy, quick and absolutely delicious. Ready in 20 minutes, this spaghetti recipe makes for great midweek dinner.
Pasta makes for a quick meal and just like my rasta pasta recipe, this is a quick recipe. Not only is this spaghetti recipe quick, but it is filling, delicious and healthy.
There are many ways of cooking spaghetti and this stir fry recipe is one of my favourites.
It takes just 20 minutes to cook. So quick you’ll get the meal ready before any takeout will be delivered. Just imagine this as dinner and if you have leftover you can have it for lunch the following day.
What is Spaghetti?
Spaghetti is a type of pasta. It is long, thin and made of milled wheat. Other types of pasta are linguine and fettuccine, macaroni and many others. Spaghetti is probably my favourite of them followed by linguine.
My family loves spaghetti and it’s always a delight when I cook it. If they can have their way, they’d want me making it every single day. Spaghetti is my husband’s favourite meal. One of the few dishes he cooks and can cook well is spaghetti meals. Their love of spaghetti is just like my love of rice..which I’ll tell you about another day.
So back to this stir fry spaghetti recipe, it’s quick, it’s easy, it’s flavourful and absolutely delicious.
You can have it as lunch or dinner. My family won’t even mind having it for breakfast if you let them.
Fried Spaghetti Ingredients
Another beauty of this dish is it makes use of simple everyday ingredients. The ingredients for this recipe include:
Mixed vegetables (Carrot, peas, sweetcorn) – You can use include other types of vegetables. A good way to clear the fridge
Mixed peppers – (red, green and yellow bell peppers)
Shrimp/Prawns (Optional) – You can substitute for chicken.
Soy sauce- oh soy sauce! This ingredient will take your stir fry from top to top. Use the dark soy sauce if you can.
Vegetable oil – You can use sunflower oil or coconut oil.
Fried Spaghetti Recipe
Add water in a pot and put on the stove. Add a tablespoon of vegetable oil and leave to boil before adding salt and spaghetti.
Cook for 10 minutes or till spaghetti is cooked aldente. Drain and set aside.
Put a wok or pan on stove, add the remaining vegetable oil then add prawns/shrimps. Fry prawn then add onions, mixed vegetables, mixed peppers and spring onions.
Add seasoning cube, curry powder, dried thyme and soy sauce. Stir fry for 3 minutes then add in the cooked spaghetti. Mix well before taking off heat.
Fried spaghetti is ready to be enjoyed. Best served warm.
What to serve with Spaghetti?
This is a main dish however if you’d like additional protein you can serve with chicken or beef.
Can I use other type of Pasta ?
Yes, you can use linguine.
Can I use chicken instead of shrimp?
Yes. You can substitute shrimp for chicken.
How to store leftover spaghetti stir fry
Best eaten fresh however you can store leftover spaghetti in the fridge for up to 3 days.
This never happens in my house. If at all there’s any left, we eat the stir fry spaghetti leftovers the following day as lunch!
Check out these other delicious recipes:
- 500 g Spaghetti
- 1.5 cup Mixed peppers red, green and yellow bell peppers (sliced)
- 1.5 cup Mixed vegetables Carrot, peas, sweetcorn
- 300 g Shrimp
- 1 medium Onion Chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic Minced
- 1 tspn Black pepper
- 3 tbsp Soy sauce
- 1 tbpn dried thyme
- 1 tbsp Curry powder
- 1/4 Cup Spring Onions chopped
- 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
- 1 Seasoning cube
- Add water in a pot and put on stove. Add a tablespoon of vegetable oil and leave to boil before adding salt and spaghetti.
- Cook for 15 minutes or till spaghetti is cooked aldente. Drain and set aside
- Put a wok or pan on stove, add the remaining vegetable oil then add prawns/shrimps.
- Fry the prawns for 3 minutes before adding garlic, onions, mixed vegetables, mixed peppers and spring onions.
- Add seasoning cubes, curry powder, dried thyme and soy sauce then add in the cooked spaghetti.
- Stir and mix well before taking off heat. Best served warm.
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