Chili Basil Spaghetti

In this recipe, basil and chili are incorporated into the spaghetti makes the dish aromatic, bright, and bursting with flavor.

By VickyPee  I  Updated on April 30, 2024

Jump To RecipeChili Basil Spaghetti

In the hearty dish, bursting with chilis and basil they’re offsets the robustness, what pop out of the spaghetti, tender, juicy chicken with hot spicy coating which adds a scrumptious spin on flavor.

In a lightly cook cherry tomatoes add brightness to pairing of spaghetti and fresh milk, which lets each tomatoes flavor shine through.

You’ve got a delicious forkful made even more irresistible with a sprinkle of basil leaves and red chili flakes, including along with salad before serving, adds healthy green satisfying.

Serve with fruit salad.

Serve With

  • Green-leaf salad
  • Fruit salad and cooked green beans


  • Add cooked chicken and cropped bell pepper if you desired.
  • Use Thai basil or Italian they’re also great.

Delicious Tips

  • You’ll soon have a complete meal and enjoy right away, and some leftovers in a container (I store them in separate salad to keep the salad fresh), tastes even better a day later.
Ingredients for Chili Basil Spaghetti Recipe.

Key Ingredients: For The Pan

Red onion, assorted cherry tomatoes, shrimps, spaghetti, basil leaves, coriander, red chili powder, dried red chilis, fresh milk

Basil leaves and green leaf salad are healthy side dish.

Serving with Style: For The Plate

Green leaf salad, dried chili flakes, basil leaves

Cook homemade pesto with chili in pan.

Kitchen Tips: Fresh Taste

Fresh basil gives the onion and chili pop up a refreshing finish, but parsley can be substituted. I made this quick cooking staples in my kitchen, coriander homemade pesto and thing fresh. The glorious things about it’s that you cook the pesto ingredients. The kitchen will be full of the aromatic smells, and the pan has enough elements to work well with spaghetti. And it’s wonderful, continue to read fully recipe below.


Chili Basil Spaghetti

Makes 4 To 5 Servings


  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup assorted cherry tomatoes (red, yellow, green color are grate!)
  • 1 cup shrimp, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 250g (8oz) spaghetti, thin size, cooked to dente
  • 1 cup basil leaves, torn, plus 1 cup for spin
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¼ black pepper
  • 2 springs coriander, minced
  • ½ tablespoon red chili powder
  • 2 dried red chilis, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup fresh milk


  1. cook the spaghetti in a pan of boiling salted water following the packet instructions. One cooked, drain and set aside.
  2. To make the pesto, put the garlic, coriander, black pepper, and 1 cup basil leaves in a container and, using a stick blander, whisk together well.
  3. Place a large pan over medium heat, warm the oil, then add the pesto and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the shrimps and stir-fry on high heat until them are lightly browned.
  5. Add the spaghetti, fresh milk, reduced to medium heat and stir-fry, tossing continuously 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Now add the red onions, the tomatoes, dried chilis, red chili powder, and salt, toss everything to coat the pasta, then tear the basil into pieces and toss it in.
  7. Sprinkle dried chili flakes and basil leaves over the top and serve with salad.
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