Thursday, October 3, 2013

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

            If you like simple, easy, elegant and down right delicious. I have a perfect recipe
                   for you. It's a all time favorite of mine, that my entire family enjoys.

  I just made this the other day and seeing this image is making me crave it all over again.

Shrimp Scampi With Linguine
1 pound fresh shrimp or 1 pound uncooked frozen peeled and deveined ( thawed )
1 box linguine
1 stick of butter
8 tablespoons olive oil
4 shallots, minced
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 cup of white wine or chicken broth
2 lemons, juiced
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
fresh parsley

1) Salt water and cook linguine. In a saucepan melt 4 tablespoons butter and
4 tablespoons olive oil. Cook shallots, garlic and red pepper flakes until
onions are soft. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and add the to pan and 
cook 3/4 of the way. Then take them out and sit aside. Add white wine and
lemon juice to the pan and bring to a boil.

2) Then add remaining butter and olive oil. When combined add shrimp
back into the pan with parsley.

3) Mix sauce and shrimp to the linguine. Add a cup of parmesan cheese.

Serve with a loaf of crusty bread and a nice glass of pinot.


  1. I've been excited about this since you posted it on IG!

  2. This looks so delicious! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Oooh goodness, my girls and I would all LOVE this. One of my favorite dinners. Yum! Happy weekend, Val!

  4. Your healthy food posts inspire me to fix myself some healthy meals! :) I will be trying out some of your recipes.

    I love your everyday life post. It's lovely- I hope to see more of it :)

  5. I am all about shrimp. This looks like my ideal meal, yum!

  6. Looks so delish! Your recipes always leave me hungry! :)

  7. One of our favorite all time seafood dishes. Love it! We too have a similar shrimp dish.!

  8. Eating this right now and it's so tasty! Then again, how could a whole stick of butter & shrimp not be!?

  9. Yeah, this one just about killed me when I saw it on Instagram. Love light, seafood pasta dishes like this. So wonderful!


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