Sunday, March 13, 2011

Linguine with Shrimp and White Wine

For those of us cooking for just one, here are some more recipes for delicious single serving dinners. This set is from Delish's Dinner For One feature.

Linguine with Shrimp and White Wine

From Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Everyone needs a delicious, 20-minute pasta recipe in their repertoire, and this shrimp version is sure to become a favorite.

Serves: 1 Edit
Total Time: 20 min
Prep Time: 10 min


Coarse salt and ground pepper
2 ounce(s) (about a 1/2-inch-wide handful) linguine
1 tablespoon(s) cold butter, cut into pieces
1 clove(s) garlic, minced
Crushed red-pepper flakes
1/3 cup(s) dry white wine
1/4 pound(s) large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 teaspoon(s) fresh lemon juice
Fresh parsley leaves, for garnish


In a large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente.
Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, melt half the butter over medium. Add garlic and pinch of red-pepper flakes; cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Raise heat to medium-high; add wine. Cook until reduced by 1/3, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper; cook until opaque throughout, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; swirl in lemon juice and remaining butter. Add pasta and toss to combine. Serve topped with parsley.