Shrimp Scampi with Homemade Garlic Toast

Shrimp Scampi with Homemade Garlic Toast

by Angie Barrett August-19-2012

Ingredients for Shrimp Scampi

  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  •  lemon juice from 1 lemon 
  • 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Directions for Shrimp Scampi

Fill a large stockpot with water and bring to a boil. Add a a few tablespoons of salt to the boiling water. Add in the fettuccine and cook for about 12 minutes. 

While the pasta is cooking, heat two tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to the skillet and let it melt. 

Once the butter is melted add in the minced garlic. Stir the garlic and let the garlic cook for 2 minutes.

Sprinkle the shrimp with salt and pepper. Add them to the skillet. Cook the shrimp until they begin to curl up and have turned pink, this will take between 2-3 minutes. 

Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside. *place the shrimp in a bowl with a clean dish towel draped over it to keep them warm*

Add the wine and lemon juice to the skillet. Bring to a boil. 

Once it comes to a boil, add 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil.

When the butter has melted, add the shrimp back into the pan. Add in the chopped parsley and cooked pasta. 

Stir well and season with salt and pepper. 


Yield: 6-8 servings
Ingredients for Homemade Garlic Toast

  • 8 slices of sourdough bread (or your favorite kind)
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • dash of salt and pepper
Directions for Homemade Garlic Toast

Stir butter, garlic powder, dried parsley, salt and pepper together. 

Spread onto toast. Broil on low for just a few seconds until toasted. Watch carefully! It will burn quickly! 


Yield: 8 servings