Shrimp Scampi with Asparagus
Asparagus and Shrimp Spaghetti
Family size portion
1/2 package of spaghetti
1/2 package of raw/pealed shrimp
6-8 Small asparagus cut into 2 inch pieces
1 cup of cherry tomatoes
3 tea spoons parsley
3 garlic cloves
Salt / pepper
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 Small lemon Juice squeezed
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup pasta water
4 table spoons butter
A pinch of red pepper flakes ( optional)
Boil your spaghetti according to package instructions:
When your pasta halfway cooked, you can start cooking your shrimp.
In a deep skillet, melt butter and Add shrimp , asparagus and garlic.
When shrimp is starting to turn pink flip it over to cook on other side. Add white wine, season with salt and pepper.
Add cherry tomatoes, heavy cream , pepper flakes And pasta water ( water from where your spaghetti has been boiling)
add spaghetti, Parmesan cheese, parsley and mix till all the ingredients combined: cook for few minutes, taste to see if you need to season it more with salt and pepper.
Serve with more parsley sprinkled over.