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Garlicky Shrimp Scampi



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (10m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Shrimp Scampi

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Cook the linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. 2.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. 3.Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. 4.Pour in the white wine and simmer until the liquid is reduced by half, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. 5.Add the cooked linguine to the skillet and toss to combine with the shrimp and sauce. Squeeze the lemon juice over the top and season with salt and black pepper to taste.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightBe sure not to overcook the shrimp, as they will become tough and rubbery. They should be pink and opaque when done.
  • chevron_rightFor a little extra kick, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the garlic-butter sauce.