Treat yourself to a decadent bowl of Shrimp Linguini this Monday evening.  With a parmesan cheese and garlic base, succulent shrimp and crisp asparagus, it's the perfect cure for the Monday blues.

Shrimp Linguini in a Garlic Parmesan Sauce 
Total Time: 35 minutes + time to marinate
Prep: 15 minutes + time to marinate
Cook: 20 minutes

What you'll need
For the Marinade

1/2 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
1/4 cup white wine
1 tablespoon olive oil 
3 cloves garlic, chopped

For the Pasta
1 cup uncooked linguini 
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup white wine
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 asparagus bundle, cut into 1-inch pieces

1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine marinade ingredients; mix well.  Stir in shrimp.  Let shrimp marinate for 30 minutes. 
2. Cook pasta according to package directions. 
3. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.  Add flour and continue to stir until butter and flour create a paste.  Cook for 1 minute.  
4. Add chicken stock, white wine, garlic and milk to the saucepan; bring to a boil.  Stir until sauce thickens.  Add parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper. 
5. In a medium skillet, add asparagus and a drizzle of olive oil.  Cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
6. Add shrimp to the skillet.  Cook until shrimp is no longer opaque.  
7. Add cooked linguini and sauce.  Mix well until pasta, shrimp and asparagus are evenly coated in sauce. 
8. Garnish with shredded parmesan cheese and chopped parsley before serving.  Enjoy!

08/22/2012 16:08

Did you mean 1/4 cup of wine and 2 tbs parsley? That seems like an AWFUL lot of parsley.

08/26/2012 19:05

Yes! Thank you Michelle. You are right. I'll fix this now. Apologizes for the mix up and thanks again!

09/10/2014 12:47

Can you marinate the shrimp longer?

09/11/2014 06:26

Yes, you can. Just make sure you keep them refrigerated


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