Easiest Way to Make Ultimate Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti

Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti.

Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti

Hey everyone, I hope you're having an amazing day today. Today, we're going to make a special dish, shrimp and leek spaghetti. One of my favorites. For mine, I'm gonna make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti is one of the most popular of current trending meals on earth. It's appreciated by millions daily. It's easy, it's quick, it tastes delicious. Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti is something that I've loved my whole life. They're fine and they look fantastic.

To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have shrimp and leek spaghetti using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti:

  1. {Prepare 1 box of whole grain spaghetti.
  2. {Take 1.5 lbs of peeled medium shrimp (I go with tails off).
  3. {Make ready 2 tbsp of olive oil, divided.
  4. {Make ready 2 cups of chopped leek.
  5. {Take 4 cloves of garlic, minced.
  6. {Prepare 1 package of frozen baby snap peas, thawed.
  7. {Prepare 3/8 cup of heavy cream.
  8. {Take 3 tsp of lemon zest.
  9. {Get 3 tbsp of lemon juice.
  10. {Prepare 2 tbsp of chopped fresh dill.

Steps to make Shrimp and Leek Spaghetti:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Reserve 3/4 cup cooking liquid before draining..
  2. While pasta cooks, heat half of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add 1/2 tsp salt and pepper to oil. Pat shrimp dry, and add to skillet, stirring often until shrimp are opaque, 3-4 minutes. Transfer shrimp out of skillet and keep warm. Do not clean remaining liquid out of skillet..
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add remaining oil, leek, garlic, and 1/2 tsp salt. Cook, stirring often, until leek is slightly tender, 2-3 minutes..
  4. Add cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, and reserved pasta water. Simmer until sauce begins to thicken, about 2-3 minutes. Add shrimp and snap peas, toss to coat. Turn off heat, but keep pan on burner until snap peas and shrimp are heated through, 2-3 minutes..
  5. Serve shrimp and sauce over pasta. Garnish with a squirt of lemon juice and shredded Parmesan cheese, and sprinkle with the fresh dill..

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