Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

You won’t believe how easy this comes together in just 15 minutes – perfect for those busy weeknights! (courtesy of Damn Delicious)

Yields: 4-5 servings

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more, to taste
  • 1/4 cup white wine (or sub chicken broth)
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan

Directions:

    1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
    2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes.
    3. Stir in wine and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in pasta, lemon zest and parsley.
    4. Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan, if desired