Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti
There is just something so sinful and so tasty about butter, garlic and fresh shrimps. The aromatic flavours of a simple clove of garlic, infused into rich creamy butter, running throughout a plump delicate shrimp, it is just mouth watering from start to finish.
With only 15 minutes you can whip up a quick and simple, fragrant and a very tasty meal. Perfect for people who are looking for a quick meal but do not want a simple sandwich or cold pasta. Topped with some fresh parsley and a little heat from chili flakes it is sure to be a fulfilling and yummy meal.
Shrimp, Garlic and Bliss
If your shrimps aren't peeled and deveined yet do peel and devein your shrimps.
Set your pasta to boil and let it boil for a minute less than what is prescribed on the packaging.
While your pasta is boiling, time to peel and mince up 4 cloves of garlic. Feel free to add more if you want an extra garlicy meal.
1tb Olive Oil
1ts Chili Flakes
4 Cloves Garlic
1 Small Lemon
In a large pan add in 1tb of olive oil along with 1tb of butter and turn up the heat to medium.
Once the butter has fully melted and your whole kitchen just smells heavenly add in your chopped garlic and 1ts of chili flakes, do add more if you want it spicier.
Fry it till your whole kitchen smells amazingly fragrant then add in your shrimps and give it a quick fry till they just turned pink.
Add in the zest of 1 small lemon and the juice of half of it.
Once the pasta is done add your pasta into the pan with some pasta water and give the whole thing a good mix together. This creates a nice emulsion, giving you a garlic butter sauce for your little pasta dish.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve up with some freshly chopped parsley on top.
Enjoyed well with a side of salad and maybe a glass of white wine depending on your time of day.
(I got nothing against drinking for lunch, but your boss might)