This is a very lightly sauced pasta with lemon and shrimp. It's refreshing as well as filling.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Coat shrimp with salt and pepper. Cook and stir shrimp in the hot oil until opaque, about 2 minutes per side.

  • Cook linguine in the boiling water until tender yet firm to the bite, 1 to 3 minutes.

  • Combine lemon zest and juice in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Sprinkle in parsley and stir in butter until melted. Add 2 tablespoons of the pasta cooking water and stir. Drain pasta. Add shrimp to the lemon sauce. Mix pasta, shrimp, sauce, and Parmesan cheese together in a large serving bowl.

Cook's Note:

This recipe uses about 2 tablespoons lemon zest and 3 tablespoons juice.

Nutrition Facts

585 calories; protein 39.4g; carbohydrates 65.5g; fat 18.5g; cholesterol 287.2mg; sodium 1157.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
12/13/2019
So simple to make and delicious. I doubled the zest and the lemon juice. I used dry parsley only because I thought I had fresh parsley but I did not. Still turned out very good. I will make this again. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/23/2020
This was a really simple & delicious recipe. Will definitely make again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/13/2019
So simple to make and delicious. I doubled the zest and the lemon juice. I used dry parsley only because I thought I had fresh parsley but I did not. Still turned out very good. I will make this again. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
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