Linguine with Shrimp and Lemon

Linguine with shrimp


1. Linguine pasta – 1/2 pound

2. Shrimp – 18 – 20, peeled

3. Olive oil – 1.5 tbsp

Butter – 1.5 tbsp

4. Garlic – 3 cloves, minced

5. Crushed chilly flakes – 1/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1 pinch

Fresh lemon juice – 2 – 3 tsp

Sliced lemon – 3 – 4 pieces

Lemon zest – of 1/2 lemon

Parsley – 1/4 cup, finely  or to taste

7. Salt – To taste


1. Boil water in a pot adding salt and 1 tsp oil.  Add linguine pasta and cook according to package directions.

2. Heat butter and oil in a pan at medium-low heat. Add minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Add shrimp, pinch of salt and pepper and cook for 4 – 5 minutes until done. Add crushed chilly flakes, lemon juice, sliced lemon, lemon zest and mix well. Immediately add the cooked linguine pasta and toss well. Sprinkle 2 – 3 tbsp parmesan cheese (optional, I didn’t add). Serve hot.

Recipe Courtesy – here


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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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