Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Seafood Delights
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Spaghetti with Arugula Pesto and Seared Jumbo Shrimp
Total:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Blend the arugula and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped. With the machine running, gradually add 1/2 cup of oil, processing until well blended. Transfer the pesto to a large bowl. Stir in the Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Prepare the grill (high heat). Using a knife, cut the back of the shrimp. Brush the shrimp with oil. Sprinkle with salt. Grill the shrimp until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the shrimp to a plate.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.

Toss the pasta with the pesto in the large bowl to coat, adding the reserved cooking liquid 1 tablespoon at a time to moisten. Top with the grilled shrimp. Garnish with the lemon zest and parsley.

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