Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Giada. This is really really good!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the lemon oil:
  2. Combine the olive oil and the lemon zest in a small bowl and reserve.
  3. For the pasta:
  4. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large, heavy skillet warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook until pink, about 5 minutes. Add the cooked linguine, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine. Turn off the heat and add the arugula. Using a mesh sieve, strain the lemon zest out of the reserved lemon olive oil and add the oil to the pasta. The zest can be discarded. Add the chopped parsley to the pasta and toss to combine. Serve immediately.

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I substitued spinach for the arugula and added a bit of garlic because I love garlic! My husband enjoyed it and even asked that I put it in my collection of frequent recipes.

m2wagner April 16, 2010

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