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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta


Ingredients for Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

8 ounces fettuccine

1 pound medium  peeled shrimp

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 stick unsalted butter, divided

4 cloves minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

2 cups baby arugula

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


Steps in making Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

Boil water in saucepan and add salt and pasta. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain well. Set aside

Season shrimp with salt and pepper then set aside.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently about 2 minutes.

Add shrimp and cook, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes. Set aside.

Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter in the skillet. Stir in pasta, arugula and Parmesan until arugula begins to wilt for about 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp.

Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if preferred.

Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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