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Lemon Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

This is a staple dish everyone should make. Very Easy and tasty. Doesn't require skill or many ingredients. 

Taste: 5/5 (1 AWFUL 5 AMAZING)

Skill: 1/5 (1 EASY - 5 HARD) 

Time: 40 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼lbs of peeled / deveined shrimp
  • 12oz angel hair pasta
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 cloves worth of minced garlic
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup finely shredded parmesan

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta in salted water (aprrox. 5 mins). Reserve ½ cup of pasta water before draining. 
  2. In a large Pan, heat up olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. 
  3. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. (i recommend removing the tails before cooking)
  4. Saute for 2 minutes, add minced garlic and continue to sauté for an additional 2 minutes until the shrimp is fully cooked. 
  5. Toss the drained pasta into the mixture of shrimp and the ½ of the reserved pasta water, add the lemon zest and juice.
  6. Add more pasta water little by little. and toss in the parsley and basil. 
  7. Serve in shallow bowls and garnish with parmesan cheese, and a pinch more of parsley and basil. 

And thats it! enjoy this restaurant quality dish and impress your family effortlessly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shrimp & Spinach Salad the #SSS

This is one of my favorites right now. I get tired of eating chicken & fish all the time so I recently decided to try adding shrimp to my diet. It turned out amazing and I just had to share it with you.

Recipe: My own

Taste: 5/5 (1 AWFUL- 5 AMAZING)

Skill: 1/5 (1 EASY - 5 HARD) 

Ingredients

  • Minced Garlic
  • Jumbo or mini shrimp (pre-cooked & frozen)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 10oz. Baby Spinach
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Feta Cheese crumbles
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette 

Directions:

Lightly sauté a teaspoon of minced garlic on medium frying pan. 

On Medium Heat add thawed cooked shrimp to pan.

Season shrimp lightly with salt and pepper to taste.  (optional cayenne pepper)

Cook shrimp until they are lightly golden.

Remove Shrimp from stove to allow to cool.

Fill your bowl with spinach. 

Add some halfed cherry tomatoes (avocado slices optional but recommended)

Add shrimp to bowl & sprinkle Feta Cheese over the contents.

Squeeze some fresh lemon and lime juice 

Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil (teaspoon of balsamic vinaigrette optional)

MIX ALL TOGETHER & ENJOY!