Creamy Shrimp Linguine Recipe

Chef Cindy Mooney , On October 14, 2021

Creamy Shrimp Linguine Recipe. Perfect for Weeknight Dinner or to Impress Friends.

Level: Easy

Time: 40min

Cost: Medium

Easy shrimp linguine Recipe with Shrimp Overview

This creamy shrimp linguine 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 shrimp linguine Recipe:

  • Large skillet

  • Tongs

  • Pot to cook pasta

  • Small skillet to cook shrimp

  • Measuring cups

  • Measuring spoons

Tools For This shrimp linguine Recipe.

Classic shrimp linguine cooking tools

Classic shrimp linguine 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 shrimp linguine Recipe with shrimp.

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How To Cook shrimp linguine step-by-step recipe

  1. Begin by cooking the linguine pasta.

  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 to the shrimp skillet and stir in the skillet.

  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 and enjoy your shrimp linguine recipe.

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

Common Questions About This Classic shrimp linguine Recipe with Shrimp

How do you store this quick and easy classic shrimp linguine 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 shrimp linguine recipe with shrimp in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Chef Cindy Mooney

With a personal mission to spread the good name of nutrition through mouthwatering recipes, Chef Cindy's philosophy around nutrition is deeply rooted in food as medicine. In the kitchen, she offers a conscious, restorative, and functional approach to cooking; an approach she has cultivated during her years working in farm-to-table restaurants.