Shrimp Linguine is a fairly simple dish with a dash of red pepper for extra heat. It’s a classic dinner entré and takes barely any effort to prepare. You can choose to add ingredients that you wish as per your taste, for example, a touch of white wine to enhance the flavour. You can also also add more proteins like chicken or mushrooms for a more complex and fortified taste.

Shrimp Linguine is a fairly simple dish with a dash of red pepper for extra heat. It’s a classic dinner entré and takes barely any effort to prepare. You can choose to add ingredients that you wish as per your taste, for example, a touch of white wine to enhance the flavour. You can also also add more proteins like chicken or mushrooms for a more complex and fortified taste.

RECIPE 

Serves – 3   |    Cooking Time – 30 minutes l Difficulty Level – Easy

  • Drizzle some vegetable oil in a large pot of boiling water. Add 1 table spoon of salt and add the linguine. Cook for 7-10 minutes or as per the directions on the packet.
  • In another large, heavy, bottomed pan, melt 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter and 2 ½ tablespoons of high quality olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add 1 ½ tablespoons of minced garlic and saute briefly.
  • Add around 600 gms of peeled and deveined shrimp, 1 ½ tsp of salt, ¼ tsp of pepper and saute until shrimp have just about turned pink.
  • Remove from the heat and add 1/3 cups of fresh parsley, ½ lemon zest grated, ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice and ¼ cup lemon, thinly sliced into half rounds. Also add 1/8 tsp of red hot pepper flakes.
  • Once the pasta is done, drain the water out and put the pot back on the heat.
  • Immediately add the shrimp and sauce, toss well and serve. You could also garnish with a little grated cheese for some added indulgence.

With everything cooking together in one pot, it releases a beautiful melody of flavours and aromas that get one’s stomach growling with hunger. No wonder that a fresh, light dish like this one is enjoyed by kids and adults alike.