Shrimp Scampi


Shrimp Scampi is one of those simple dinners that doesn’t take long but requires fresh and high quality ingredients to make it truly delicious. 

Ingredients 

  • 3/4 – 1lb peeled and deveined shrimp 
  • 3/4 lb pasta (linguine, spaghetti or capellini)
  • 4TBSP quality olive oil 
  • 4TBSP butter
  • 3 large cloves garlic, chopped 
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt & fresh cracked pepper
  • Fresh parsley, chopped 
  • White wine–whatever you like 
  • Half of lemon, juiced 

Instructions 

– Put pot of boiling water on and salt heavily. Add pasta and cook until al dente. Meanwhile… 

– Put 2 tbsp butter and 2tbsp oil in pan on medium heat. Add red pepper flakes. 

– Add shallots and garlic, sauté for 3-5 minutes. 


Add shrimp and cook until pink. 


Remove shrimp before fully cooked and set aside. 


Put the rest of the butter and oil in the pan and add white wine and lemon juice. Reduce for a few minutes. 


– Add the shrimp back in the pan and cook another 2 minutes or until done.  


– Add fresh chopped parsley. 
– Pour contents of pan over bowl of pasta. Option to add toasted breadcrumbs with a little olive oil and/or parmesan cheese and more squeezed lemon juice. 

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