Fast And Easy Shrimp Piccata

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

Shrimp Piccata will become your new favorite go-to weeknight meal. It’s on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. Serve over your favorite pasta, you can’t go wrong. It’s fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

Start boiling the pasta according to the package directions.(reserve 1/4-1/2 cup of the pasta water) In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and pepper.  Toss the shrimp in the flour mixture.

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Add the shrimp to the skillet and saute one for one minute each side. Don’t overcrowd the pan. You might need to do this in two batches. Remove the shrimp to a plate.

Add the garlic to the skillet and cook about 1 minute. Deglaze the pan with lemon juice, zest, capers, remaining butter and wine. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp back to the skillet and cook for 1-2 more minutes. Do NOT over cook the shrimp. Add reserved pasta water to bump up the sauce, if desired.

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

Toss in the fresh parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Serve this quick and easy shrimp piccata immediately and enjoy.

Fast And Easy Shrimp Piccata
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Fast and easy shrimp piccata will become your new favorite go-to weeknight meal. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast. On the table in under 30 minutes.
Author:
Serves: 2-4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 8 ounces uncooked pasta
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 5 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese to garnish
Instructions
  1. Boil a pot of salted water. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, add the first 3 tablespoons of butter to a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, salt, and pepper together. Toss the shrimp in the flour to lightly coat. Shake off excess.
  4. When the butter is hot, add the shrimp to the pan and cook them for 1 minute on each side. Do NOT overcrowd the pan. This might have to be done in two batches. Remove to shrimp from the pan.
  5. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for about 1 minute.
  6. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice, zest, capers, remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, and white wine. Cook for 2 minutes, then add the shrimp back in.
  7. Cook for another 1-2 minutes until the shrimp are cooked through. DO NOT OVERCOOK.
  8. Season to taste with salt & pepper, and add the fresh parsley.
  9. Toss with the cooked and drained pasta. If desired, add the reserved pasta water to increase the sauce a little.
  10. Serve immediately.
Notes
You may substitute the white wine with chicken stock or water. It will change the taste.

Fast & Easy Shrimp Piccata - It's on the table in under 30 minutes. Shrimp sauteed in a lemon-butter-caper sauce. It's fresh, bursting with flavor and comes together fast.

More Delicious Recipes

Spicy Shrimp Sushi Stack

Spicy Shrimp Sushi Stack - The sauces take this sushi to another level! So easy to satisfy your sushi craving at home!

Bang Bang Shrimp

Bang Bang Shrimp

Jalapeno Hushpuppies

 

Recipe inspired by SippitySup

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe: