Shrimp Scampi
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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Shrimp Scampi

Kelly Mike - Sunday, June 15, 2014


  • 8 ounces linguine (or other pasta)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp (16-24), shelled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (~1 lemon)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped


Start cooking the pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, heat the oil and melt the butter in a pan over medium-high heat until frothing, add the shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 more minute before transferring to a large bowl.
Add the white wine and lemon juice to the pan, deglaze it, simmer for a minute and remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and stir in the parsley and lemon zest before tossing with the shrimp and pasta.


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