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linguine with shrimp

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Linguine

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Italian


A restaurant worthy meal, this Lemon Pepper Shrimp Linguine is easy to prepare yet impressive and delicious!



  • 8 oz linguine pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Juice from 1 medium lemon
  • Zest from 1 medium lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the linguine until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add in the chicken broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and a generous amount of pepper. Reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid has reduced by about half.
  3. Add the shrimp, butter, parsley and basil into the sauté pan. Cook for a few minutes, until the shrimp is opaque. Add in the linguine and cook an additional 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until the pasta is well coated.

Recipe Notes:

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