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Shrimp & Broccoli with Pasta Recipe

Shrimp & Broccoli with Pasta Recipe

Shrimp are thought of as a fancy, expensive item, so I enjoy serving it to guests, but I also enjoy serving it to my hubby. This recipe makes any day special, and you don't even need a candle! —Betty Anderson, Cokato, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp in 3 teaspoons oil for 1-2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  • 2. Stir-fry broccoli in remaining oil for 3 minutes. Add garlic; stir-fry 2 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3. Add the butter, wine, cheese, salt and pepper. Drain pasta; add to skillet. Stir in shrimp; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 411 calories, 18 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 200 mg cholesterol, 527 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.