Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

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  • 8

    ounces linguine

  • 2

    tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1

    pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • ½

    teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more, to taste

  • ¼

    cup white wine*

  • ¼

    cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

  • ¼

    cup grated Parmesan


In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in wine and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in pasta, lemon zest and parsley. Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan, if desired. NOTES *Chicken stock can be used for white wine as a non-alcoholic substitute.


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