Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe


Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe

Ingredients:

Serves 6

1 (450g) package (spaghetti or linguine) pasta
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 shallots, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 pinch kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste
zest of lemon (as toppings)




Directions



Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; cook linguine in boiling water until nearly tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain.

2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter with 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

3. Cook and stir shallots, garlic, and red pepper flakes in the hot butter and oil until shallots are translucent, 3 to 4 minutes.

4. Season shrimp with kosher salt and black pepper; add to the skillet and cook until pink, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove shrimp from skillet and keep warm.

5. Pour white wine and lemon juice into skillet and bring to a boil while scraping the browned bits of food off of the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon.

6. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet, stir 2 tablespoons olive oil into butter mixture, and bring to a simmer.

7. Toss pasta/ linguine, shrimp, and parsley in the butter mixture until coated; season with salt and black pepper.

8. Grate some fresh lemon zest as finishing touch! Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil to serve.

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