Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta (20-Minute Meal!)
Light, fresh, and delicious lemon garlic shrimp pasta. This shrimp pasta recipe is made with shrimp, lemon, shallots, garlic, basil, and spaghetti. An easy 20-minute dinner!
Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
(spaghetti, capellini, linguine, angel hair)
shelled, peeled, and deveined
fresh lemon juice
Zest from the lemons
Salt and pepper to taste
Roughly chopped fresh basil and lemon slices as garnish
Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain then return the pasta back to the pot. Add a drizzle of olive oil on top to keep the pasta from sticking together. Set aside.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 1 minute then add the minced garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes until pink. Careful not to overcook the shrimp! Remove the skillet from heat.
Add the lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper to the skillet over the cooked shrimp. Taste and adjust salt/pepper to your liking.
Toss in the cooked pasta until well combined. Garnish with basil. Serve and enjoy!
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