Garlic Shrimp and Pasta

Posted by ZetaLSU on Jan 02, 2008


  • 1 (14 ½ oz.) can chicken broth 
  • ¼ tsp. lemon peel, grated
  • ½ cup water   
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch  
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced or minced 
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 
  • 4 cups hot cooked spaghetti
  • 1 ½ lbs. medium shrimp, shelled and deveined


In a small bowl, stir together broth, water, and cornstarch until smooth.  Set aside.  In 10-inch skillet over medium heat in hot oil, cook garlic, parsley, lemon peel, and cayenne pepper 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Add shrimp and lemon juice.  Cook until shrimp turns pink and opaque, stirring constantly.  Gradually add broth mixture to skillet.  Cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.  Toss with spaghetti.