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Spaghetti with Shrimp Piccata

Blossom Lady
Jul 06, 2024 02:13 AM
Spaghetti with Shrimp Piccata

If you’re craving a delicious pasta dish that’s quick and easy to make, you’ll love this Spaghetti with Shrimp Piccata. This recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when you want something tasty but don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. In just about 30 minutes, you’ll have a flavorful meal that looks and tastes like it came from a fancy restaurant. Plus, the ingredients are simple and you probably already have most of them at home.

Piccata is a classic Italian dish that’s traditionally made with chicken or veal, cooked in a tangy sauce of lemon, butter, and capers. It’s known for its bright and zesty flavors, and it’s a favorite for its simplicity and deliciousness. In this recipe, we’re giving it a twist by using shrimp instead. The shrimp adds a lovely sweetness that pairs perfectly with the lemony sauce.

Making Spaghetti with Shrimp Piccata is super easy. You’ll start by coating the shrimp in seasoned flour, then quickly sautéing them until they’re golden and tender. The sauce comes together in the same pan, which means fewer dishes to wash! Toss it all with spaghetti, and you’ve got a complete meal that’s sure to impress. Whether you’re cooking for family, friends, or just treating yourself, this dish is a winner. Give it a try and let me know how it turns out!

  • 8 oz. Spaghetti
  • 1 lb. Shrimp shells removed, cleaned and butterflied
  • 2 Garlic Cloves sliced
  • 1/4 cup Dry White Wine
  • 2 Tbsp. Capers rinsed
  • 3 oz. Butter unsalted
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 1 cup Fish Stock or chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper to taste
  • Red Pepper Flakes to taste (optional)
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
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