Easy Shrimp Dinner
Recipe type: Dinner / Seafood
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Serves: 3 to 4
 
Easy Shrimp Dinner is a delicious meal made with already cleaned and deveined Argentinian raw shrimp, fresh spinach, butter, peppers, and cheese. Then it's tossed with linguine pasta. It's the perfect dinner and it's ready in 20 minutes!
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ( 16-ounces) frozen Red Argentinian Shrimp - thawed, rinsed, drain
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves - thinly sliced
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers- finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 to 4 cups fresh baby spinach (adjust the amount to your liking)
  • 3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ pound (8-ounce) linguine pasta
Instructions
  1. Take the frozen shrimps and toss them into a colander. Place the colander into your sink and run cold water over them for a few minutes. Then leave them to drain in the sink until they are completely thawed.
  2. Next, fill a large pot with water and place it on stovetop and over high heat. Add 2 teaspoons of salt to the water.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat a large skillet on medium heat, and add olive oil and garlic. Saute the garlic for about 2 minutes, or until the garlic is golden.
  4. Add crushed red pepper, shrimps, red peppers and season with salt and black pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth and reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 3 minutes, until the broth reduces a little and the shrimps have turned pink-ish opaque.
  6. Toss in butter, spinach and Parmesan cheese. Stir until the spinach wilts. Turn off the heat.
  7. Toss in linguine pasta into the pot with boiling water. Cook pasta until it's al-dente, or follow directions on the package. When pasta is ready. Use a large spaghetti fork to pull the linguine out and transfer to the large skillet next to it.
  8. Stir the linguine with the shrimps and TASTE the sauce, and adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper to your preference. Then serve!
  9. Serves 3 to 4 servings.
Notes
Recipe is adapted from Aprons
Recipe by 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz at https://2sistersrecipes.com/easy-shrimp-dinner/