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Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

This Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp recipe is my go-to for a quick, flavorful dinner. The creamy sauce, spicy kick, and succulent shrimp always hit the spot. It's a crowd-pleaser!

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Craving seafood? I've found the perfect solution - my Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp recipe. Picture succulent shrimp and al dente linguine, all bathed in a creamy, garlicky sauce spiced just right. Add in some Parmesan for that indulgent touch, and voila! You've got a restaurant-quality dish right at home. It's a dish that not only fills your belly but also satisfies that seafood yearning. So, why wait? Let's whisk ourselves away on this culinary adventure, shall we?

Ingredients for Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp

  • Linguine: Long pasta strands that hold the creamy sauce well, providing a hearty base for the shrimp and flavors to meld.
  • Shrimp: Tender seafood that adds a delicate sweetness and texture to the dish, complementing the creamy sauce and pasta perfectly.
  • Olive oil: Infuses a rich flavor into the dish and helps sauté the shrimp and garlic, enhancing the overall taste profile.
  • Garlic: Adds a robust, aromatic flavor to the sauce, creating a savory base that elevates the taste of the linguine and shrimp.
  • Red pepper flakes: Provides a subtle heat that balances the creaminess of the sauce, adding a hint of spice to the dish.
  • Chicken broth: Enhances the depth of flavor in the sauce, infusing it with savory notes and creating a more complex taste.
  • Heavy cream: Creates a luscious, creamy sauce that coats the linguine and shrimp, adding richness and a velvety texture.
  • Parmesan cheese: Offers a salty, nutty flavor that melts into the sauce, providing a cheesy umami taste to the linguine and shrimp.
  • Fresh parsley: Brightens the dish with a pop of color and freshness, adding a hint of herbaceousness to the overall flavor profile.

Essential Tools for Making Linguine and Shrimp in the Ninja Foodi

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines pressure cooking and air frying functions, essential for cooking the linguine and shrimp dish efficiently.
  • Sauté function: Allows for browning and cooking ingredients in the Ninja Foodi before pressure cooking, enhancing flavors in the dish.
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Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp Recipe

This delicious Ninja Foodi Linguine and Shrimp recipe is quick and easy to make, perfect for a weeknight dinner. It combines tender shrimp with creamy linguine in a garlic and Parmesan sauce.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 520 kcal

Equipment

  • Ninja Foodi
  • Pot
  • Strainer
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 8 oz linguine
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 0.5 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 0.5 cup heavy cream
  • 0.5 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley chopped, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Select 'Sauté' on the Ninja Foodi and add olive oil. Add shrimp and cook until pink, then remove and set aside.
  • In the same pot, add garlic and red pepper flakes. Sauté for 1 minute.
  • Pour in chicken broth and scrape up any browned bits. Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in heavy cream and Parmesan cheese until well combined.
  • Add cooked linguine and shrimp back into the pot. Toss to coat everything in the sauce.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Serve garnished with fresh parsley.

Notes

This recipe is perfect for a quick and delicious weeknight meal. Feel free to adjust the red pepper flakes to your spice preference.

Nutrition

Calories: 520kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 32gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 240mgSodium: 780mgPotassium: 400mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 500IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 250mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Linguine, Ninja Foodi, Pasta, Shrimp
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Preparing Linguine and Shrimp Ahead of Time or Freezing

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the linguine according to package instructions and store it separately from the sauce.
  • Prepare the sauce as directed but do not add the linguine or shrimp.
  • Store the sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Allow the sauce to cool completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container.
  • Freeze the sauce for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw the sauce overnight in the refrigerator before reheating and serving with freshly cooked linguine and shrimp.

One unique tip for this ninja foodi linguine and shrimp recipe is to add a splash of white wine to the sauce for an extra layer of flavor. It complements the shrimp and garlic beautifully, adding a touch of acidity and complexity to the dish. Give it a try next time you whip up this recipe!

Common Questions About Making Linguine and Shrimp in the Ninja Foodi

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of pasta for this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute linguine with spaghetti, fettuccine, or any pasta of your choice.
How spicy is this dish with the red pepper flakes?
The red pepper flakes add a subtle heat to the dish. You can adjust the amount to suit your spice preference.
Can I use frozen shrimp instead of fresh shrimp?
Yes, you can use frozen shrimp for this recipe. Just make sure to thaw and pat them dry before cooking.
How long does it take to make this ninja foodi linguine and shrimp recipe?
This recipe takes about 30 minutes to prepare and cook, making it a quick and easy meal option.
Can I make this dish ahead of time?
While it's best served fresh, you can prepare the sauce ahead of time and cook the pasta and shrimp when ready to serve for a quicker meal.

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