Garlic Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

Flavorful shrimp served over a bed of thin spaghetti

Garlic Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

How To Make Garlic Shrimp and Pasta

A 25-minute pasta dish that's flavorful and simple to make. The combination of lemon, shrimp, and chicken broth makes this recipe a sure win.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 12 oz. chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ¼ lbs shrimp, shelled and deveined medium (tails removed)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley, or 1 tbsp. of dried parsley flakes
  • 5 cups extra thin spaghetti, hot cooked and about 8 ounces dry


  1. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch, broth, and lemon juice until smooth then set aside.

  2. Cook shrimp, garlic, and red pepper in a skillet over medium-high heat until shrimp turns pink, stirring often.

  3. Remove and set aside.

  4. In the same skillet, add reserved cornstarch mixture and parsley.

  5. Cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.

  6. Return shrimp to skillet.

  7. Heat through, stirring occasionally.

  8. Serve over spaghetti, toss to coat.

  9. If desired, garnish with additional chopped fresh parsley.


  • Sugar: 6g
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  • Calcium: 196mg
  • Calories: 899kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 154g
  • Cholesterol: 238mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 617mg
  • Protein: 46g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 959mg
  • Vitamin A: 665IU
  • Vitamin C: 21mg
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