Quick Seafood Picatta

Quick Seafood Picatta Recipe

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Leslie Hanna


This is our quick picatta go-to for seafood or meat...we love lemon and take advantage of inexpensive jars of capers from import stores!


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 box
    angel hair pasta
  • 8 oz
    fake crab/lobster
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3/4 stick
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    water from cooking pasta
  • 1/2 c
    cooked veggies (we like carrots lightly cooked in the microwave)

How to Make Quick Seafood Picatta


  1. cook angel hair to desired consistency in salty water, saving a bit of the starchy water for the sauce
  2. over fairly high heat, melt butter and lightly cook the flour (2-3 minutes), add lemon juice and the rest of the ingredients....adjust looseness of the sauce by adding pasta water
  3. toss sauce with drained pasta and serve!

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About Quick Seafood Picatta

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

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