Shrimp Scampi

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp (16/20 count)
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 4 dashes hot sauce (I used tabasco), or more to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • Minced fresh parsley, for topping
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Boil water for the pasta and have it ready.

  • Melt the butter and heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions and cook until the onions are translucent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the shrimp, then stir and cook for a couple of minutes. Squeeze in the lemon juice. Add the wine, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Stir and reduce the heat to low.

  • Throw the angel hair pasta into the boiling water. Cook until just al dente. Drain, reserving a cup or 2 of the pasta water.

  • Remove the skillet from the heat. Add the pasta and toss, adding a splash of pasta water if it needs to be thinned. Taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper if needed. Top with the grated Parmesan and minced parsley and serve immediately.


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