This Pasta Is ‘Shrimply’ Irresistible

April 4, 2018
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Pasta
Serves 4
Your new go-to weeknight meal!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
45 min
  1. 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 2 tbsp. lime juice
  3. 1 tsp. ground cumin
  4. 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  5. 3/4 lb. spaghetti
  6. 4 tbsp. butter, divided
  7. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  9. 1/4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  10. 1/4 c. white wine
  11. 1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro
  12. Lime slices, for serving
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, and cumin. Add shrimp and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  2. Before cooking shrimp, boil pasta: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain.
  3. Cook shrimp: In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoons butter. Add shrimp in a single layer and cook until pink and opaque, about 2 minutes per side. Remove shrimp from skillet.
  4. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to skillet. When melted, stir in garlic, and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken broth and white wine, and bring mixture to a simmer.
  5. Add cooked pasta and return shrimp to skillet. Toss everything together until evenly coated in sauce. Serve warm with cilantro and lime slices.
Adapted from Delish
Adapted from Delish | It's All In The Sauce

This cilantro lime shrimp pasta is so tasty, it will quickly become your new favorite!


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