Creamy Seafood Pasta Recipe

Chef Randy , On October 7, 2022


Level: Easy

Time: 40min

Cost: Low

Easy seafood pasta Recipe with Shrimp Overview

This creamy seafood pasta recipe is simple to make and absolutely delicious. Buttery garlic flavor with zesty fresh lemon and perfectly cooked shrimp make this linguine dish high on my list of my go-to pasta dishes.

Kitchen Tools For This Easy Classic seafood pasta Recipe:

  • Large skillet

  • Tongs

  • Pot to cook pasta

  • Small skillet to cook shrimp

  • Measuring cups

  • Measuring spoons

Tools For This seafood pasta Recipe.

Classic seafood pasta cooking tools

Classic seafood pasta Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 2 lb medium/large raw shrimp peeled and deveined. (Cooked frozen are just fine)

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped

How to Make seafood pasta Recipe with shrimp.

Seafood pasta recipe ingredients

How To Cook seafood pasta step-by-step recipe

  1. Begin by adding 1 pound of linguine pasta to a pot of salted boiling water.

  2. While the pasta is cooking, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 6 tablespoons of butter to your skillet. Bring the heat to medium-high and start to brown the butter.

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    While Pasta Cooks Pan Sear The Shrimp.

  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet, lemon juice, seasonings and most of the parsley (hold some back for garnish).

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    Cook Shrimp in Skillet Until Crispy

  4. Cook the shrimp for about 4 minutes or until they are slightly pink and white, turning once for good color on both sides.

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    Add the pasta and stir in the pot.

  6. When the pasta is ready (al-dente) transfer the pasta into the skillet using tongs. It’s ok for it to be wet, but let it drain a bit after you pick it up.

  7. Toss the shrimp, butter sauce from the pan and pasta a few times to mix well, let it cook a minute or two – then serve.

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    Plate the pasta and enjoy.

  8. Optional: grate some fresh Parmesan-Reggiano cheese on top of the pasta.

Common Questions About This Classic seafood pasta Recipe with Shrimp

How do you store this quick and easy classic seafood pasta recipe? Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Simply reheat over low heat on the stovetop, whisking constantly. You can freeze this easy seafood pasta recipe with shrimp in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Chef Randy

After graduating from LeCordon Bleu at the top of his class Chef Randy dove head-first into a culinary career working in many top-tier restaurants including the Golden 1 Center Arena as a lead cook. He later owned and operated a mobile woodfired pizza concept where he championed whole and natural ingredients. Chef Randy is passionate about healthy food and developing relationships with local providers for true farm-to-fork food production.