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Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe

Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti Recipe

Served with a salad and garlic bread toast, this recipe makes a tasty dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, water and broth until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute garlic and cayenne in oil until garlic is tender. Stir broth mixture and gradually add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Reduce heat; add the shrimp, lemon juice, peel and parsley. Cook for 2-4 minutes or until heated through. Drain spaghetti. Transfer to a large bowl. Add shrimp mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 320 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 444 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.