Lemon Shrimp Pasta in Garlic White Wine Sauce: restaurant-style lemon garlic white wine shrimp pasta recipe that’s bursting with flavors and extremely easy to make at home.
Prep Time7 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time27 minutes
1 lb Shrimp - peeled, deveined and tail off
8 oz. Fettuccini Uncooked
4 Cups Water - to cook fettuccini
1 Tbsp Butter
2 Tbsp Olive Oil – for sauteeing
Salt+Pepper - as per taste
1/2 Tsp Chili Flakes - optional
For Lemon Garlic Wine Sauce ::
1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice - check notes
4 Cloves Garlic – Crushed
3 Tbsp All-Purpose Flour
1.5 Cup Dry White Wine - check notes
1/2 Cup Broth - use chicken or seafood
1/4 Cup Heavy Cream - can use more if want more creamy
4 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese
2 Tbsp Butter – Use any plain butter you may like
2 Tbsp Herbed Olive Oil - can use any olive oil
1/2 Tsp Italian Seasoning - can reduce or add more as per taste
1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Powder
1 Tsp Salt (As per your taste)
2 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro - chopped
1 Tsp Red Chili Flakes
1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese - grated
Cook the Shrimp -
In a large pan, add butter, oil and heat it for a minute on high flame and then reduce the flame to medium.
Now add chopped garlic and chili flakes. Let them crackle for 10 seconds.
Now, add the shrimp, Italian seasoning and let them cook for 3-4 minutes (saute in between).
Once the shrimps are fully cooked, Transfer them to a large plate.
Preparing the Lemon Garlic White Wine Sauce -
In the same pan, add the butter, oil and let it heat for a minute.
Add crushed garlic, stir 3-4 times and then discard the garlic.(This will flavor the sauce with garlic without giving it an over-powering garlic flavor) BUT (You may keep the garlic as per your choice and proceed with next step).
Add the All-Purpose flour and saute for 2 minutes (over medium flame to prevent from burning).
Once the flour is cooked, add the broth and wine.
Whisk everything and reduce the flame to low.
Bring this to a boil once and add the cream.
Whisk everything and let this cook for 1-2 minutes over medium-low heat.
Add the cooked shrimp, lemon juice and seasoning.
Stir everything carefully and mix.
Now add the pasta and give it a quick mix (I like to use tongs to mix everything here).
Let this cook for 2-3 minutes and then turn off the heat.
Transfer to a serving dish and top with fresh cilantro, chili flakes and add some lemon juice on top (if you are using any garnish).
Serve immediately and enjoy.
Fettuccini Uncooked - or 3 cups cooked, use any pasta of choice (check notes)
Olive Oil – For sauteeing. (You may use any flavorless oil of choice)
Fettuccini: I'm using fettuccini as we love this combo, but any pasta tastes good. You can add spaghetti pasta, bow-tie or even linguini.
Fresh Lemon Juice: it's always better to use fresh lemon juice in a cream-based sauce for enhanced flavors
Dry White Wine: I’m using Pinot Grigio (You may use any Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc or un-oaked Chardonnay)