Barbecued Shrimp & Pasta

Barbecued Shrimp & Pasta Recipe

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Brad Heintz


Shrimp and butter and pasta. What's not to love? And I love the fact that everyone in my family loves this recipe. It's easy and so tasty. I have cooked this for 4 and 40 and it always turns out great.


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45 Min
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1 c
butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp
onion, finely chopped
3 tsp
cajun seasoning
2 tsp
hot pepper sauce
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 clove
garlic, minced
4 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 lb
shrimp, peeled
12 oz
thin spaghetti pasta (or your favorite pasta)
1/2 c
parmigiano-reggiano, grated

How to Make Barbecued Shrimp & Pasta


  • 1Boil water for Pasta. Don't forget to salt your water.
  • 2Clarify the butter by melting butter in small saucepan on low heat. Remove from heat, when milk solids separate from the golden liquid. Skim off milk solids.
  • 3Add onion, Cajun seasoning, hot pepper sauce, garlic powder, garlic, and lemon juice
  • 4Remove shells and tales from shrimp. Put shrimp on skewers and place in shallow baking pan.
  • 5Divide butter sauce in half, spooning half of the butter sauce over shrimp. Let shrimp marinade at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • 6Boil water for pasta and preheat grill.
  • 7Place pasta in the pot and boil according to the directions on the box.
  • 8Place shrimp on grill over medium/high heat. Grill 3-4 minutes on each side until opaque. Watch for flare-ups due to the butter. Do not overcook.
  • 9Drain pasta, take remaining butter sauce and Parmesan cheese and mix together.
  • 10Serve pasta with shrimp on top. Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese.

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About Barbecued Shrimp & Pasta

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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