Clam and Shrimp Scampi
In the mood for some great seafood?! Give this Clam and Shrimp Scampi recipe a try. Clams and shrimp are simmered in butter and wine then served over thin pasta and topped off with shredded cheese. Looks and tastes great!
- 1 pound cooked thin spaghetti
- 50 littleneck clams
- 1 pound extra large shrimp
- 2 small cans clams
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 stick butter
- 3/4 cup white wine
- 1/3 cup dried parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 12 fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/2 cup grated cheese
Put oil in large pot and lightly brown garlic, add butter and wine. Add clam juice from canned clams. Bring to boil.
Add fresh clams in shells and shrimp. As clams open and as shrimp cooks, remove and set aside. When all are removed, add spices and canned clam meat; let simmer a minute or two as you remove 30 or so of the fresh clams from shells and add to pot.
Take off heat and add cooked pasta; mix. Pour into large serving bowl, top with grated cheese and garnish with remaining 20 or so clams in shells. Enjoy!