Jumbo Shrimp and Zucchini Linguine

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

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based on 5 ratings

A quick and simple pasta dish that feels like a really indulgent treat. This would make a tasty midweek meal.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    1 (about 20 g)
  • Zucchini icon
    400 g (about 2)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Salt icon
    as needed
  • Linguine icon
    400 g (about 3 ¾ cups)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    3 tbsp (about 40.95 g)
  • Jumbo shrimp icon
    Jumbo shrimp
    200 g (about 200)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Lemon icon
    1 (about 58 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    50 g (about 3 ½ tbsp)


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  • kCook icon Frying pan
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Step preview

  1. Add water to a clean large saucepan
  2. Season with salt
  3. Cook until al dente
  4. Boil
  5. Add linguine to the pasta
  6. Drain then set aside
  7. Add olive oil to a clean frying pan
  8. Heat in frying pan - high heat
  9. Add jumbo shrimp, garlic clove, lemon and fresh chili to the frying pan
  10. Season with salt
  11. Cook in frying pan until just cooked - 2 min, high heat
  12. Add zucchini and unsalted butter to the frying pan
  13. Season with salt
  14. Stir well
  15. Cook in frying pan - approx 30 sec
  16. Transfer pasta to frying pan
  17. Toss until well combined
  18. Serve immediately
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