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!
Servings 8 Servings
- 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
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.
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