Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

Fast and easy Shrimp Scampi is ready in just minutes, an ideal dish for two on a special evening.

1 pound pasta such as linguini
or spaghetti noodles
4 Tbl butter
4 Tbl extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 pound of 26-30 ct shrimp,
peeled and deveined
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine or Dry Vermouth
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves

Cook pasta as recommended on package.

While pasta is cooking, Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Saute the garlic for a minute or so.

Season the shrimp with salt and pepper; add them to the pan and cook until they have turned pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the pan; set aside and keep warm.

Add wine and lemon juice and bring to a boil. Add 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons oil. When the butter has melted, return the shrimp to the pan along with the parsley and cooked pasta. Stir well, season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Tip: When cooking shrimp watch closely. The shrimp should just turn pink and then removed from the heat. It will be rubbery if over cooked.

Other Seafood Recipes you may be interested in:

Baked, Broiled and Grilled Salmon
Linguine with Shrimp and Mushrooms
Shrimp and Zucchini Linguine
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Spicy Garlic Shrimp

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