White Wine Pasta With Shrimps
Preparation Difficulty
20 minutes ★✩✩✩✩

Appropriate for 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 115gr spaghetti (or any other pasta of your preference)
  • 2 tablespoon cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 150ml dry white wine
  • 200gr shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • Coarse salt
  • Ground pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Fresh parsley leaves

Preparation

  1. Cook the spaghetti or any pasta of your preference, in a saucepan with salted boiling water until they become al dente.
  2. In the meantime, put half of the butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat until it melts.
  3. Add the garlic and a pinch of the red pepper flakes in the skillet and cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Raise to a medium-high heat, add the wine and cook for a minute until the mixture is reduced to about 1/3.
  5. Add the shrimps, season with the salt and pepper and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat and swirl in the fresh lemon juice and the rest of the butter.
  7. Add the spaghetti in the skillet and mix.
  8. Top the pasta with some parsley and serve.

Shrimps are one of the most commonly used, in recipes, seafood. They are usually sold whole and sometimes their meat alone, as well. Even though they are full of omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, iodine and protein, they offer low levels of food energy. On the whole, shrimps are considered to be a healthy choice of food for the circulatory system and although they can sometimes be high in cholesterol levels, they have a good effect in the ratio of LDL to HDL and they lower the triglyceride levels.

There are a lot of variations in which they can be cooked and they are quite delicious. Shrimp and pasta are a quite usual combination and white wine addition makes a result that is definitely worth tasting.

So why don’t you try the above recipe of White Wine Pasta With Shrimps to see if I am right?

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