Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti

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A delicate white wine-based sauce combined with shrimp and pasta makes this recipe simply irresistible.

Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

UNITS

SCALE

INGREDIENTS

SPAGHETTI

  • for pasta water Salt
  • ¾ lb Spaghetti pasta

SHRIMP SCAMPI

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • ½ cup White wine
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Red pepper flakes
  • to taste Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 ¾ lb Shrimp , peeled and deveined (42/50 count)
  • cup Parsley , chopped
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice

METHOD

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook until a few minutes before al dente. Drain water. Set pasta aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter with olive oil. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add white wine, red pepper flakes and black pepper. Bring to a simmer and reduce wine by half, about 2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp to skillet and saute until pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Stir in the parsley and lemon juice and serve over spaghetti.

NOTES

  • Pair with any long pasta noodle you wish 
  • You can substitute seafood or vegetable stock for the wine 
  • If using wine, opt for a dry varietal