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CREAMY LEMON GARLIC PASTA

Quick and easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp in creamy buttery Parmesan sauce. Ready in 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People

Ingredients

  • 2.5 tbspn butter
  • 2 tspn extra virgin olive oil
  • 500 gms (gross) Shrimp/Prawn peeled and deveined
  • 3 tspn Minced garlic
  • 2 tspn all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (more If required)
  • 1 cup heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tspn Onion powder
  • 2 tspn italian seasoning
  • Zest of a Lemon
  • 1.5 tbspn Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 cups Cooked pasta of your choice
  • spring onion and Parsely for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Season Shrimp with salt and pepper. Mix well
  2. In a pan add Olive oil. Once medium hot add shrimp(in two batches) to the pan in a single layer. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side till light brown in color.
  3. To the same pan add butter. Few drops of oil. When butter starts to foam, add minced garlic. Sit for a couple of seconds.
  4. Add all purpose flour. Stir till it looks light golden brown in color and the raw smell is gone.
  5. Lower the flame. Slowly add warm chicken stock ,stirring continuously with other hand. Stir till there is no lumps.
  6. Slowly add heavy cream followed by Parmesan cheese. Add onion powder and Italian seasoning. (If you find the sauce too thick add 1/2 cup warm chicken stock).
  7. Add salt and pepper. Add cooked shrimp. Mix everything well using a spatula.
  8. To the last add lemon juice.Mix well. Bring everything to a boil. Switch off the stove.
  9. For making Pasta : Toss cooked pasta into the sauce (Add reserved pasta water if required to get desired consistency)