Shrimp Scampi is a meal that enables you to trick guests into thinking you are a hoity toity chef who spent hours in the kitchen cooking for them, when in reality this comes together in 20 minutes. Add a side salad and some garlic bread and you’ve got yourself a five star meal fit for a king. —LYKLauren
cloves of garlic
red pepper flakes
dry white wine
In This Recipe
Cook linguine according to directions in salted water.
In a pan large enough to hold the final meal, melt 2 tablespoons butter in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-low heat. Sauté the shallots,garlic, and red pepper flakes until the shallots are translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes.
Season the shrimp with salt and pepper; add them to the pan and cook until they have turned pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the pan; set aside and keep warm.
Add wine and lemon juice and bring to a boil. Drizzle in a tablespoon of olive oil.
Add the parsley, lemon zest and cooked pasta to pan. Lay the shrimp on top and serve.