Irresistible Citrus Shrimp

Photo by Henya B.
Adapted from keyingredient.com

PREP TIME

36

minutes

TOTAL TIME

46

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

36

minutes

TOTAL TIME

46

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from keyingredient.com

Ingredients

  • 8

    ounces fettuccine

  • 6

    tablespoons butter, divided

  • 1/4

    cup chopped green onions

  • 3/4

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4

    teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 1

    pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined (about 25 to 28 shrimp)

  • 1/3

    cup fresh orange juice

  • 2

    tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1/4

    cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 1/2

    tablespoons grated orange zest

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons grated lime zest

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Place pasta in enough boiling water to cover by 1 inch in a large stockpot. Cook according to package directions; drain well. Keep warm. 2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green onions, cumin and hot pepper sauce. Cook, stirring continually, until green onions are tender, 1 to 2 minutes. 3. Add shrimp to green onion mixture. Cook, stirring frequently, until shrimp turn pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove shrimp from skillet. 4. Increase the heat to high. Add the orange juice and lime juice. Cook, stirring frequently, until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup, about 4 to 5 minutes. 5. Remove skillet from the heat. Stir in the remaining butter 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir in cilantro, orange zest, lime zest and salt. Stir in shrimp. 6. Divide pasta evenly among 4 individual serving plates. Spoon equal portions of shrimp mixture over pasta.

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