Shrimp Scampi Linguine

by Eat Well with Lex

Garlic butter shrimp scampi linguine is a quick and easy weeknight family dinner. It is full of fresh flavors with a hint of white wine.

Shrimp Scampi Linguine

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

1 pound Linguine pasta

1 pound shrimp, cleaned

2 tablespoons olive oil

5 tablespoons unsalted butter

5 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 cup white wine

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add a sprinkle of salt and drizzle of olive oil. Cook linguine pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Clean and season shrimp with salt & pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 2 tbsps of olive oil over medium heat. Add the seasoned shrimp to the skillet, spacing evenly in pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side. Transfer cooked shrimp to a plate and set aside.
  4. Using the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and minced garlic. Saute the garlic for 1 minute until fragrant then add white wine, lemon juice and red pepper flakes. Allow the sauce to simmer and reduce for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the shrimp back to the skillet, sprinkle with salt, pepper and chopped parsley. Let it cook for 1 minute.
  6. Serve over linguine pasta.
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