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Garlic Lemon Shrimp and Pasta

This garlic lemon shrimp with pasta is an easy and satisfying weeknight meal.
Course Entree, Seafood
Cuisine Entree, Pescatarian, Seafood
Author Emily Chapelle - Joyful abode


  • Shrimp
  • Pasta of your choice - I used linguine
  • Butter
  • Coconut oil (Gold Label for coconut taste expeller pressed for neutral flavor)
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Minced garlic
  • Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Start cooking your pasta.
  2. Melt some butter in a pan with some coconut oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Saute minced garlic in the butter and oil. Sprinkle in cayenne pepper, however much you like.
  4. Throw in the thawed shrimp and cook them about 1 minute, or until pink and opaque. Remove shrimp to a plate.
  5. Reduce the juices about 1/3 over high heat. Squirt in lemon juice, turn off heat, and add more butter. Stir to incorporate the butter and lemon juice.
  6. Toss pasta and shrimp in the sauce. Salt and pepper to taste. Eat.