Firecracker Shrimp with Cool Creamy Lime Linguine

Debbie Reid

By
@Sirbarney

The heat of the firecracker shrimp is cooled by the lime-infused pasta. You can also squeeze additional fresh lime juice over shrimp when serving.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/3 c
plain greek yogurt
2 tsp
lime zest
2 tsp
lime juice
4 oz
linguine
2 Tbsp
olive oil, divided
1 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
white wine
1 oz
asiago cheese, finely shredded
1 tsp
kosher salt, divided
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper, divided
8 oz
large shrimp (31 - 35 count), peeled, tails removed, de-veined
2 Tbsp
adobo sauce (from a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce)
garnish: lime wedges

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, lime zest, and lime juice; set aside.
2
In a large saucepan, bring 2 - 3 quarts of water to a rolling boil over high heat. Add in the linguine, and salt to taste, and cook according to package directions to al dente. Remove and set aside 1/2 cup of pasta water; drain pasta; set aside.
3
In the same saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-low heat. Add in the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add in the pasta, toss. Add in the yogurt mixture and white wine, mix to combine. Add in the Asiago cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, mix to combine and allow the cheese to melt. Add in some of the pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to loosen mixture.
4
Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add shrimp to skillet and cook until pink and cooked through, approximately 2 minutes. Add in the adobo sauce, mix to combine.
5
To serve, divide the pasta evenly between two serving plates, creating a well in the center of the pasta, evenly divide the shrimp and place into the well in the center of the pasta. Serve with lime wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #shrimp, #lime, #Linguine