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Red Lobster Cajun Shrimp Linguine
1 pound linguine, 1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley, salt, ground black pepper, 2 tablespoon olive oil, 2 tablespoon butter, 1 chopped white onion, 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic, 1 pound – about 25 – shrimp (shelled and deveined, tails off), 1/2 teaspoon of dried, crushed thyme, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 2 tablespoon tomato paste, sugar, lemon juice
- Recipe serves 4 people. Make necessary adjustments for larger quantities.
- Place the shrimp in small mixing bowl. Dust shrimp with cayenne, salt, pepper and thyme. Toss and let sit.
- Boil pasta in large pot of salted water until al dente. Drain the pasta, reserving some of the pasta water.
- While the pasta is boiling, melt butter in a separate pan with olive oil over medium to medium high heat.
- Saute onion until soft, 3-4 minutes.
- Add chopped garlic and red pepper flakes. Stir for 30 seconds and do not let the garlic burn.
- Add tomato paste, heavy cream and a small pinch of sugar. Stir ingredients and continue to cook until blended.
- Add shrimp and cook 2 minutes.
- Add pasta and toss, reserved pasta water may be added to moisten if necessary.
- Allow the shrimp to finish cooking, another 1 to 2 minutes. Do not overcook. Add parsley. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Remove from heat, squeeze lemon juice over pasta and serve.
Try this Red Lobster Cajun Shrimp Linguine for your next outing or meal and enjoy! You will find it delicious and easy to make – and you can find many other real restaurant recipes just like this one!