Shrimp Pasta with Lemon Garlic Breadcrumbs

  • Servings: 4
  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

This zesty shrimp pasta is topped with buttery lemon-garlic breadcrumbs for an irresistible finish.

Ingredients

1 pkg (12 oz)No Yolks Fine Noodles
6 Tbspsbutter, divided
4cloves garlic, minced and divided
1/4 tsphot pepper flakes
1/2 cupdry white wine
4 tspfreshly grated lemon zest
1/4 cupfreshly squeezed lemon juice
1 lbpeeled, deveined large shrimp with tails removed (16–20 count)
3/4 tspsalt, divided
1/2 tspblack pepper
1/3 cupParmesan cheese
1/3 cupbreadcrumbs
2 Tbspsfinely chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking liquid; drain noodles.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet set over medium heat, melt 1/4 cup butter. Add three-quarters of the garlic and hot pepper flakes; cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant and starting to soften. Stir in wine and lemon juice; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in shrimp, 1/2 tsp salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp curl and turn pink.
  4. Stir in noodles, Parmesan and reserved cooking liquid until combined.
  5. In small skillet set over medium-high heat, melt remaining butter. Add breadcrumbs, lemon zest, parsley, remaining garlic and remaining salt; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until breadcrumbs are golden brown and toasted.
  6. Divide pasta among 4 bowls. Garnish with lemon-garlic breadcrumbs.

Tips

Substitute butter with olive oil if preferred.