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Easy Lemony Butter Shrimp Pasta
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Easy Lemony Butter Shrimp Pasta

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  • 1 pound pasta
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp,  (peel and devein the shrimp)
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lemon, (zest and juice)
  • 6 cloves garlic, (minced)
  • salt/pepper , (to taste)


  • Marinate the shrimp with salt and pepper, lemon (zest and juice) and minced garlic in a small bowl. Place in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the package instructions or until al dente.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add the marinated shrimp stirring often, and cook, stirring often, until cooked through, about 2 minutes.
    Pour the remaining lemon juice, garlic, and butter. Stir until the butter has melted for about 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  • Serve cooked lemon garlic shrimp on pasta. Stir and add salt/pepper according to your preferences.
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