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Easiest Way to Cook Tasty Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp – This recipe is best for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

  1. It’s 1 T of evoo.
  2. You need 3/4 pound of lg shrimp, peeled and deveined.
  3. Prepare 1/4 t of salt & fresh ground pepper (for seasoning shrimp).
  4. You need 1 pound of spaghetti (i use gluten free yam starch noodles).
  5. It’s 1/2 t of salt, plus more for the pasta water.
  6. It’s 2/3 c of evoo.
  7. Prepare 2/3 c of freshly grated parmesan cheese.
  8. Prepare 1 T of lemon zest(about 1 lg lemon).
  9. Prepare 1/2 c of fresh lemon juice (about 2 lg lemons).
  10. It’s 1/4 t of ground pepper.
  11. Prepare 1 of \3 c chopped fresh basil.
  12. You need 2 T of capers, she has a process to roast these. I used them raw.

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp Step By Step

  1. Season shrimp with s&p. Sautee in oo heated to med. 2-3 mins per side in single layer. Cook until no longer gray and translucent
  2. Cook the pasta in the very salted water in very large pot until a la dente or to your liking or follow directions on box. You will save 1 cup of pasta water before you drain
  3. Whisk olive oil, parm cheese,
  4. Lemon zest and juice in lg bowl, blend. Toss the shrimp and the pasta into sauce and add reserved pasta water 1/4 cup at a time to moisten, and toss to get to desired sauce consistency
  5. Season with salt and pepper, mix in basil and capers
  6. Sprinkle with extra parm cheese (optional) Mine verses theirs. I think mine looks better