Shrimp Pasta With Sugar Snap Peas
In the first place, Shrimp Pasta With Sugar Snap Peas is a classic recipe with basic ingredients and full flavors. As a matter of fact, the ease, short cook time, and simple ingredients make it a family favorite, easy to throw together on short notice.
Uniquely, this recipe incorporates the rich, full-flavored saltiness of shrimp, with the subtle heat of chili oil. Furthermore, the richness of red wine provides amazing balance. Adding fresh basil at the end provides a burst of freshness. Additionally, the fresh lemon juice adds sourness and the full range of flavors within the pasta.
In the same light, try this Amazing Shrimp Scampi!
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Adding fresh basil at the end provides a burst of freshness. Additionally, the fresh lemon juice adds sourness and full balance of flavor within the pasta.
- 1 (16 ounces) package linguine.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon chili oil
- 1.5 pounds medium shrimp (Peeled and Deveined)
- 1 pound sugar snap pea pods
- 2 large cloves garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 cups dry white wine
- 1/4 cup reserved pasta water
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
First, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil.
Next, add the linguini pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.
Afterward, drain the pasta, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.
First, Heat the olive oil and chili oil together in a wok (ideally) or saucepan over medium-high heat.
Next, Mix in the shrimp, pea pods, and fresh garlic.
Furthermore, cook and stir for 2 minutes, until shrimp are almost opaque.
Afterward, remove from the heat, and set aside.
First, pour the wine into the wok, and bring to a low boil.
Furthermore, cook the wine until it is reduced by 1/3.
Next, return the shrimp, peas, and garlic into the wok, and stir in the reserved pasta water.
Importantly, the reserved pasta water will bring the sauce together with the starch contained.
Then, continue to cook and stir until shrimp are opaque.
Finally, remove the wok from the heat, and mix in the butter, lemon juice, and basil.
Lastly, stir in the cooked pasta and serve!
In the end, a savory, rich wine sauce combined with fresh, basil and mouthwatering shrimp is a dream come true. Recreate your favorite dishes at home, for less.
Importantly, try this Shrimp Pasta with Sugar Snap Peas to entertain guests, bring the family together, or impress a date!