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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
Keyword one pot, pasta, quick and easy, seafood
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 - 4 people
Calories 447kcal
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

  • Start by boiling angel hair pasta in a large pot, according to box instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Generously season the shrimp with creole seasoning , Italian seasoning or your favorite seasoning . Sauté for about 3 -5 minutes , set aside.
  • Add butter to the skillet . Followed by onions, garlic, tomatoes and pepper flakes.
  • Let it simmer for about for 2 -3 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent any burns.
  • Pour in chicken stock, parsley and lemon juice. Stir until combined. Add creole seasoning and salt .
  • Add pasta to the pan, thoroughly mixed so pasta absorbs the sauce . Adjust seasonings and salt to taste
  • Return shrimp to the pan. Serve warm, with parmesan cheese and garnish with lemon wedge 

Nutrition

Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 401mg | Sodium: 1691mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1455IU | Vitamin C: 47.3mg | Calcium: 264mg | Iron: 4.8mg