Firecracker Shrimp with Cool Creamy Lime Linguine

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, lime zest, and lime juice; set aside.
2In 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.
3In 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.
4Heat 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.
5To 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 Firecracker Shrimp with Cool Creamy Lime Linguine

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