Linguine With Spicy Shrimp

Linguine With Spicy Shrimp
Marcus Nilsson
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preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

3/4
pound
linguine
1/4
cup
olive oil
1 1/2
pounds
peeled and deveined large shrimp, tails removed (raw)
2
cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 to 1/2
teaspoon
crushed red pepper
kosher salt
2
bunches watercress, thick stems removed and torn (about 6 cups)
1
tablespoon
grated lemon zest

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve 3/4 cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta. Wipe out the pot.
  2. Heat the oil in the pasta pot over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, garlic, red pepper, and ½ teaspoon salt. Cook, tossing occasionally, until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the pasta, watercress, lemon zest, and 1/2 cup of the reserved cooking water and cook, tossing, until the sauce coats the pasta, 1 to 2 minutes (adding more cooking water as needed to loosen the sauce).
Charlyne Mattox
August 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 622
  • Fat 18 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 259 mg
  • Sodium 513 mg
  • Protein 46 g
  • Carbohydrate 64 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 5 mg
  • Calcium 155 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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