super simple shrimp scampi

January 21, 2011
4 Ratings
  • Serves rwo
Author Notes

say that three times fast! i make this for my husband while i have a vegetarian version you can see here - —cooking4carnivores

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 package of spaghetti
  • 15-20 medium peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • kosher salt & ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • fresh parsely for garnish
  1. Boil your pasta according to directions in salted water.
  2. Saute shrimp in oil and butter.
  3. Peel and dice garlic. Add to shrimp.
  4. Toss till shrimp is done. Add salt and pepper as you wish.
  5. Squeeze juice over at the end.
  6. Drain pasta. Toss with more olive oil, salt and pepper.
  7. Place pasta in bowl. Top with shrimp and chopped parsley.
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