Shrimp and Pasta - Connie's

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

Our family has enjoyed this light yummy dish for a long time. We live in Florida where shrimp is easily available. This recipe is easy to prepare. Prep time below includes the 1/2 hour to marinade the shrimp ahead of time. You can use any type of pasta, we prefer angel hair. Enjoy:)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 6 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This shrimp and pasta recipe is not only easy and quick but delicious! The delicate angel hair pasta and the buttery shrimp are the stars of this dish. The whole family is going to love this.

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
shrimp
1/2 tsp
Old Bay seasoning
1/2 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 c
butter
1 lb
angle hair pasta
1
lemon, sliced (for garnish)
1/2 tsp
parsley flakes
2
chopped scallions
2 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
additonal Old Bay seasoning and buttter, if desired

Step-By-Step

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1Melt butter and pour in a marinade bowl or plastic bag.

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2Add shrimp, bay seasoning and garlic to the shrimp in the bag/bowl. Marinade 1/2 hour.

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3Chop scallions and saute in olive oil until soft.

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4Drain shrimp and discard marinade. Add shrimp to scallions and cook until the shrimp turn pink.

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5Cook pasta as directed on the package. Drain pasta reserving a cup of pasta water.

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6Add reserved pasta water to shrimp and scallions.

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7Put drained pasta into shrimp and scallions. Add extra butter, bay seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.

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8Squeeze lemon juice over top and garnish with lemon slices and parsley flakes.

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9Enjoy.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Collection: Perfect Pastas
Hashtags: #Garlic, #shrimp