This easy-to-make Shrimp Scampi Pasta is a great dish for special occasions. Impress your family or guests with this flavorful and elegant pasta dish. The perfect combination of succulent shrimp, garlic, lemon, and pasta will leave you craving for more.
Shrimp Scampi Pasta is a classic Italian dish that is simple yet elegant. The dish features juicy shrimp that are cooked in garlic and butter, then tossed with linguine pasta and fresh parsley. The addition of white wine and lemon juice adds a tangy flavor that perfectly balances the rich and buttery sauce.
1 pound of linguine pasta
1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons of butter
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup of white wine
2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper, to taste
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Cook the linguine pasta according to package directions until al dente.
In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until pink and cooked through.
Pour in the white wine and lemon juice, and let the mixture simmer for 1-2 minutes.
Toss the cooked linguine pasta with the shrimp scampi sauce until coated.
Garnish with chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve hot and enjoy!
Tips for this recipe
Be sure not to overcook the shrimp, as it can become rubbery and tough. Cook until just pink and opaque for the best results.