Lemon Seafood with Pasta

Shrimp and scallops combine with veggies in this quick microwave main dish.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 34 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
pound fresh or frozen uncooked medium shrimp in shells
1/2
pound bay scallops
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4 inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
small yellow or green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch stripd
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups hot cooked rotini pasta

  • 1 Peel shrimp. (If shrimp are frozen, do not thaw; peel in cold water.) Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp; wash out vein.
  • 2 Mix shrimp, scallops, zucchini, yellow squash and bell pepper in 3-quart microwavable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on High 8 to 10 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes, until shrimp are pink and firm. Drain; let stand covered 5 minutes.
  • 3 Mix broth, lemon juice, cornstarch, dill weed and salt in 2-cup microwavable measuring cup until smooth. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture thickens and boils. Stir into seafood mixture.
  • 4 Serve seafood mixture over pasta. Garnish with additional fresh dill weed if desired.

Expert Tips

If you have the time and the desire, garnish with fresh dill sprigs and curls of lemon zest.

Tired of rotini? Go ahead and serve the seafood mixture over cooked linguine or capellini.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
20 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 g
2 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
60 mg
60 %;
Sodium
550 mg
550 %;
Total Carbohydrate
29 g
29 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
18 g
18 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
36%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.