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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1 pound spaghetti pasta, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1½ - 2 pounds fresh shrimp
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • ⅓ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Steps

  1. Heat olive oil and butter. Add crushed red pepper, garlic and black pepper. Cook until fragrant.
  2. Toss in shrimp and salt to taste. Once shrimp are fully pink, remove from pot.
  3. Add oregano, and spinach. Cook until wilted.
  4. Add cooked spaghetti (al dente), then return shrimp to pot.
  5. Add Parmesan, parsley, and lemon juice. Mix well. If it’s dry, add a little bit of pasta water and olive oil.
  6. Serve while hot. Garnish with additional Parmesan and parsley.