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Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Shrimp Scampi Pasta - quick and easy fancy pasta dish with the right amount of lemon and garlic flavor topped with creole-seasoned shrimps and parmesan cheese for an incredible weeknight meal served right out of the pan!

Course Main
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 3 - 4 people
Calories 447 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • pound (151 g) Angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound (453.6 g) jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined.
  • Creole or Italian Seasoning (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 2-3 tablespoons (28.4 - 42.6 g)unsalted butter
  • ½ medium onion , diced
  • 1-2 medium tomato , diced
  • 1 Tablespoon (8.4 g) minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.6 g) red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons (7.5 g) chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoon (1.8 g) Creole Seasoning (adjust to taste)
  • 1 juice of one whole fresh lemon
  • ¾- 1 cup (176.3 - 235 g) chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Start by boiling angel hair pasta in a large pot, according to box instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Generously season the shrimp with creole seasoning , Italian seasoning or your favorite seasoning . Sauté for about 3 -5 minutes , set aside.

  3. Add butter to the skillet . Followed by onions, garlic, tomatoes and pepper flakes.

  4. Let it simmer for about for 2 -3 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent any burns.

  5. Pour in chicken stock, parsley and lemon juice. Stir until combined. Add creole seasoning and salt .

  6. Add pasta to the pan, thoroughly mixed so pasta absorbs the sauce . Adjust seasonings and salt to taste

  7. Return shrimp to the pan. Serve warm, with parmesan cheese and garnish with lemon wedge