Broccoli, Parmesan and Shrimp Pasta

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4 to 6

2 9-oz packages SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp
1 pound dried penne pasta
4 tablespoons butter, divided
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
Juice and zest of 2 lemons
Salt and black pepper
1 broccoli bunch, stems removed and cut into florets
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • Cook SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp according to package directions, and keep warm while preparing pasta.
  • Cook penne pasta according to package directions; drain and cover.
  • In a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, add 4 tablespoons butter and heat at a medium-low temperature.
  • Add garlic and sauté, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Add the broth, lemon juice and zest. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add broccoli and cover the pan with the lid.
  • Cook together (steaming the broccoli) until the broccoli is crisp but tender (about 4 minutes).
  • Add the broccoli and sauce to the pasta, and toss to coat.
  • Pour into a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and top with SeaPak Jumbo Butterfly Shrimp.