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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

If you need a truly simple dinner that is not only quick but also delicious then look no further than this easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 392kcal


  • 12 oz angel hair pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 12 oz frozen shrimp thawed, peeled, deveined and tail off
  • 1 tablespoon herb and garlic seasoning
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Cook angel hair pasta according to package directions
  • In a 12 inch skillet heat olive oil
  • Add onion and garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes until onion starts to soften
  • Add shrimp and herb seasoning and continue cooking (flip once) for about 5-6 minutes until shrimp is cooked through 
  • Remove shrimp from pan and add lemon juice and chicken broth and bring to a simmer for around 5 minutes
  • Let reduce for to about 1/2 then add heavy cream and cheese
  • Stir to melt then add shrimp and pasta back to pan and toss to combine
  • Add salt to taste and serve


Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 919mg | Potassium: 279mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 3mg