Quick & Easy Shrimp Scampi

Indulge in the ultimate culinary delight with our Quick & Easy Shrimp Scampi recipe. This dish seamlessly combines the briny succulence of shrimp with the rich flavors of garlic and white wine. In just under 20 minutes, you can create a restaurant-worthy dish right in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces linguine pasta
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by cooking the linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes, sautéing until fragrant.
  4. Increase the heat and add the shrimp, cooking until they turn pink, about 2 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet.
  5. Lower the heat and deglaze the skillet with white wine, allowing it to simmer for a minute or two.
  6. Stir in the remaining butter, lemon juice, and cooked linguine. Toss everything together to combine.
  7. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, tossing to incorporate.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Sprinkle fresh parsley over the dish before serving.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A symphony of flavors, Quick & Easy Shrimp Scampi combines succulent shrimp, aromatic garlic, and zesty lemon into a harmonious dish that’s both quick to prepare and deeply satisfying. The gentle heat of red pepper flakes and the richness of white wine elevate the flavors, while fresh parsley adds a final flourish.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Fat: 16g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 23g

Indulge in the luxurious experience of savoring our Quick & Easy Shrimp Scampi. With each forkful, you’ll taste the care we’ve poured into crafting a recipe that marries convenience with gourmet excellence. Whether it’s a weeknight treat or a special celebration, this dish promises to delight your taste buds and leave a lasting impression.