Uni Pasta (Sea Urchin Pasta) Recipe

4 shrimp, deveined and shelled but leave tails on 1 package fresh uni (sea urchin) 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 clove garlic Chives 2 egg yolks Grated parmesan cheese Angel hair or Spaghetti.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Uni Pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 460 kcal


  1. Warm up the cream and 1 smashed clove of garlic in a sauce pan, do not let it boil. Simmer for 10 mins or until cream has thickened.
  2. Remove the cream from heat and reserve a little for the egg yolk. Add 3/4 of the block of uni into the sauce. Using an immersion blender, blend till smooth and strain through a sieve; keep warm.
  3. Start a pot of salted boiling water for the pasta and until al dente. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. In a hot pan, pan-sear until the shrimp are cooked. Strain the pasta and add to a hot pan, then add the uni sauce and cook for a couple more seconds. Beat the egg yolks with the reserved cream. Remove the hot pan from the stove and slowly pour in the egg mixture while stirring. This will prevent it from turning into scrambled eggs.
  4. Add a handful of the grated parmesan cheese and stir. Season the pasta to taste with salt and pepper. Plate the pasta and garnish with the shrimp and chopped chives
Nutrition Facts
Uni Pasta (Sea Urchin Pasta) Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 460 Calories from Fat 212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.5g 36%
Saturated Fat 12.9g 65%
Cholesterol 364mg 121%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 38.3g 13%
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 24.7g 49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.