July 20, 2024
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta


Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

If you’re in the mood for a delicious and easy-to-make pasta dish that’s bursting with flavor, our Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta is the perfect choice. This dish combines succulent shrimp with a zesty lemon and garlic sauce, all served over a bed of perfectly cooked pasta. It’s a mouthwatering combination that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the linguine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, add the lemon juice, lemon zest, and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat them in the lemon garlic sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Place the cooked linguine pasta on serving plates and top with the lemon garlic shrimp.
  8. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta is a delightful combination of succulent shrimp, zesty lemon, and aromatic garlic, all served over perfectly cooked linguine pasta. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions.

Nutrition: (Per Serving) Calories: 345 | Total Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 207mg | Sodium: 248mg | Total Carbohydrates: 41g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 2g | Protein: 28g

Indulge in the wonderful flavors of this Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta dish. With the bright and tangy notes of lemon combined with the richness of garlic, it’s a symphony of tastes that will leave your palate craving for more. Whether you’re preparing it for a cozy dinner at home or impressing guests, this recipe is sure to be a hit. Enjoy!

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