Creamy Garlic Shrimp with Pasta

Ingredients

8 ounces linguine, cooked according to package directions

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

½ teaspoon of salt

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning

1 tablespoon of butter

1 tablespoon garlic, freshly minced

½ cup heavy cream

½ cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated

¼ cup parsley, freshly chopped

Instructions

Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the package

When ready to drain, reserve 1 cup of water from the pan

In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter

Add olive oil

Gently place the prawns in the pan and cook for a minute

Sprinkle the seasoning over the prawns and flip the prawns to cook another minute or two until no longer pink

Put the prawns on a plate and set aside

In the same skillet, add butter and garlic, sauté until fragrant

Add the heavy cream and scrape the bottom of the pan to deglaze

Add the parmesan and allow to melt

Thin the sauce by adding a small amount of cooking water until the desired consistency

Taste the sauce and add more Old Bay, salt and pepper if necessary

Add drained pasta and prawns

Stir to evenly coat the shrimp and linguine

Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

YIELD: 8 SERVING: 1

Amount per serving: CALORIES: 220 | TOTAL FAT: 12 g | SATURATED FATS: 6g | TRANS FAT: 0g | UNSATURATED FATS: 5 g | CHOLESTEROL: 146mg | SODIUM: 1042mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 12g | FIBER: 1g | SUGAR: 1g | PROTEIN: 17g

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