Garlicky Shrimp Scampi Pasta
Indulge in a symphony of flavors with our Garlicky Shrimp Scampi Pasta. This exquisite dish effortlessly combines succulent shrimp, al dente pasta, and a symphony of aromatic herbs and spices. Each bite is a tantalizing dance of textures and tastes that will transport you to the sun-kissed shores of Italy.
- 8 oz linguine pasta
- 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 5 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes, sautéing until fragrant.
- Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
- Deglaze the skillet with white wine, making sure to scrape up any flavorful bits from the bottom.
- Stir in the lemon juice and remaining tablespoon of butter, allowing the sauce to thicken slightly.
- Toss the cooked linguine, shrimp, and chopped parsley in the skillet, ensuring the pasta is well-coated with the garlicky sauce.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the pasta in warm bowls, garnished with additional parsley and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes if desired.
Prep time: 15 minutes
A tantalizing blend of succulent shrimp, al dente linguine, and a garlicky white wine sauce, this Garlicky Shrimp Scampi Pasta is a masterpiece of Italian cuisine.
Nutrition information: Calories: 380, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 25g
Conclude your culinary journey with a plate of our Garlicky Shrimp Scampi Pasta. With each mouthful, you’ll savor the perfect harmony of flavors and textures, making it an unforgettable dish for gatherings or special evenings. Treat yourself to a taste of coastal Italy, right in the comfort of your home.