Shrimp Scampi from Closet Cooking

Succulent sauteed shrimp in a buttery lemon and white wine sauce that is surprisingly quick and easy to make.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound linguine, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pinch red chili pepper flakes (optional)
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
Directions
  1. Start cooking the pasta as directed on package.
  2. Heat the oil and melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the red chili pepper flakes and garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the shrimp and saute until cooked, about 1-3 minutes per side.
  5. Remove the shrimp from the pan.
  6. Add the wine and lemon juice and bring to a boil.
  7. Simmer the liquid until reduced by about half, about 3-5 minutes.
  8. Add the butter, wait for it to melt and turn off the heat.
  9. Add the shrimp, pasta and parsley and toss to coat.
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