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easy shrimp pasta

easy shrimp pasta recipes-- I do love a good basic recipe. This Easy Shrimp recipe is just that.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: easy shrimp pasta recipes
Servings: 2
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Luda huang


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  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon fresh lemon juice from
  • 2 tablespoons scallion chopped


  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain and reserve 1 cup of cooking water.
  • In the meantime, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet/frying pan and cook the prawns in batches until golden brown and opaque. Season the prawns to taste.Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the remaining butter and garlic and cook for a few seconds, until the garlic is fragrant then pour in lemon juice and season to taste.
  • Allow to simmer over gentle heat until the sauce coats the back of a spoon. Add the shrimp back in and adjust seasoning.
  • Add the pasta and a little of the cooking water and toss until the pasta is coated in the sauce.
    easy shrimp pasta recipes
  • Serve with lemon wedges and chopped scallion.
    easy shrimp pasta recipes


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 332mg | Sodium: 2019mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 1mg