Main Dishes

Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli Pasta

Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli Pasta

Difficulty Easy
Serves 8
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Ingredients
1 lb. frozen peeled and deveined shrimp; thawed and drained
½ tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. parsley flake
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
4 cups fresh broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 16-oz. package angel hair pasta
¼ cup butter
2 Tbsp. lemon juice + 2 Tbsp. water
¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt & pepper

Notes

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. In a bowl, combine the shrimp with the garlic powder, parsley flake and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the broccoli, fresh garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper to the pan. Cook for about 8 minutes, stirring often, until broccoli is tender.
  4. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta. Note: angel hair pasta cooks in about 5 minutes.
  5. While pasta is cooking, melt the butter into the skillet with the broccoli. Add in the seasoned shrimp and cook for about 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, flipping the shrimp half way through cooking.
  6. Add the lemon juice and water mixture to the pan and cook for about 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat.
  7. Stir in grated parmesan cheese and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  8. Serve shrimp and broccoli over cooked pasta. Garnish with more parmesan cheese if desired.
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