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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta with shrimps in garlic butter sauce served over al dente pasta. Ready in minutes and with the most amazing flavor, it's the perfect weeknight dinner!
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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta with shrimps in garlic butter sauce served over al dente pasta. Ready in minutes and with the most amazing flavor, it's the perfect weeknight dinner!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 478kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chiffonaded
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimps, peeled and deveined, leaving tail intact
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions

  • In a pot over medium heat, bring about 4 quarts of lightly-salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from pot and drain well.
  • In a wide skillet over medium-low heat, add butter. When butter just begins to melt, add garlic and continue to cook, stirring regularly, for about 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned and aromatic. 
  • Add basil and chili flakes. Remove garlic butter sauce from pan, leaving about 1 tablespoon, and set aside.
  • Increase heat to high. Add shrimps and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until color changes to pink and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add pasta, garlic butter sauce, and parmesan cheese. Gently toss to combine and continue to cook just until heated through. 
  • Divide onto serving plates and garnish with Parmesan cheese. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 658mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 2mg