Grilled Shrimp Spaghetti with Salsa Verde Recipe

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Alisa March 30, 2021

How To Make Grilled Shrimp Spaghetti with Salsa Verde

Bites of plump shrimp, crispy zucchini, and rich capers makes up this grilled shrimp spaghetti meal! Cook up a hearty serving in just under one hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 26 minutes
Total: 36 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupparsley leaves,lightly packed
  • 3tbspcapers,drained
  • 1garlic clove
  • 4tsplemon juice
  • 1tspanchovy paste
  • ½tspdijon mustard
  • tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ½cupolive oil,plus 2 tbsp
  • 2zucchini
  • lbslarge shrimp
  • ¾lbspaghetti

Instructions

  1. Put the parsley, capers, garlic, lemon juice, anchovy paste, mustard, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper into a food processor or blender. Pulse just to chop, 6 to 8 times

  2. With the machine running, add the ½ cup of oil in a thin stream to make a coarse puree

  3. Leave this salsa verde in the food processor; if necessary, pulse to re-emulsify just before adding to the pasta.

  4. Light the grill or heat the broiler. Brush the zucchini with 1 tablespoon of the oil and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon of the salt.

  5. Grill or broil the zucchini, turning, for about 10 minutes in all, until just done.

  6. When the slices are cool enough to handle, cut them crosswise into ½-inch pieces and put them in a large bowl.

  7. Thread the shrimp onto skewers. Brush the shrimp with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with the remaining ½ teaspoon of salt

  8. Grill or broil the shrimp, turning, for about 4 minutes in all, until just done.

  9. Remove the shrimp from the skewers, slice them in half horizontally, and add them to the zucchini.

  10. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the spaghetti for about 12 minutes until just done. Drain.

  11. Add the pasta to the grilled zucchini and shrimp and toss with the salsa verde.

  12. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 681.76kcal
  • Fat: 30.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.54g
  • Fiber: 4.34g
  • Sugar: 4.97g
  • Protein: 32.41g
  • Cholesterol: 179.45mg
  • Sodium: 1016.62mg
  • Calcium: 131.91mg
  • Potassium: 680.91mg
  • Iron: 2.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 129.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.32mg
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