Lemon Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp


1/2 lb of angel hair pasta

1 bag of frozen shrimp, peeled, deviened and tails off

1 lemon juiced and zested

4 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 large white onion, roughly chopped

1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for pan

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped, extra for garnish

Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper


Step 1: In a large frying pan, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic, season with salt and pepper. Cook until onions are translucent, roughly 4 minutes.

Step 2: Cook angel hair pasta in a large pot of salted water.

Step 3: Season raw shrimp with salt and pepper, and add to frying pan. Cook only for a few minutes, until pink. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and basil. Season with salt and pepper. Add cook angel hair pasta and combine everything together. Garnish with more fresh basil.

Recipe Adapted from: Giada De Laurentiis