Garlic Shrimp with angel hair pasta Servings: 4

Garlic Shrimp with Pasta


  • 1 1/2 lb uncooked shrimps, rinsed, peeled and de-veined
  • 1 lb Angel hair pasta
  • 4 - 6 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice, or to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet, stir in the finely chopped or crushed garlic and cook for 1 minute.

  3. Stir in the shrimps, salt, pepper and cayenne.

  4. Stir in half the chopped parsley.

  5. Add some of the pasta cooking water and let it simmer for a few minutes.

  6. Add the pasta and lemon juice to the shrimp mixture and lightly toss to mix.

  7. Garnish with the remaining chopped parsley and serve.