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Linguine With Shrimp

by Tony Scarponi!: Ezine articles

The subtle flavor of lemon sauce mixed with shrimp and herbs makes this easy Italian seafood recipe truly memorable. Enjoy it tonight with family and friends!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs medium shrimp
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1 cup thinly sliced scallions
1 tsp minced garlic
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp minced fresh basil
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup minced parsley leaves
1 lb linguine

 


Preparation:

1 - Peel and devein the shrimp. Wash the shrimp thoroughly under cold water and blot dry with a paper towel. Set aside.

2 - In a large saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then add 1/4 cup butter. Add the scallions and cook, stirring constantly, for about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until soft but not brown, for about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp, turn the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring constantly, just until the shrimp turns pink, for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the lemon juice and basil, turn heat to low and cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds. Season with 1 tsp salt and pepper. Stir in the parsley and remove from heat.

3 - Cook the pasta in 6 quarts boiling water with 1 tbsp salt until al dente. Drain in a colander, transfer to a bowl containing 1 tbsp butter and toss quickly.

 


 

Add half of the shrimp mixture to pasta and toss well. Spoon the remaining shrimp mixture to top and serve immediately.

Serves 4 to 6