Shrimp Scampi

shrimp scampi

Cook Time: ~30 min


1 ¼ pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided

1 shallot

6 cloves garlic, crushed

½ cup white wine

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

~1 tablespoon lemon juice

~ ½ teaspoon lemon zest

1 tomato deseeded and finely chopped


kosher salt to taste


1)   Boil water and cook pasta according to directions

2)   Put 1 tablespoon butter and oil in pan, heat over medium heat and add shrimp.

3)   Cook shrimp ~3 min a side or until done. Remove shrimp from pan. Place in a bowl and cover.

4)   Add another tablespoon of butter and oil to the pan. Throw in shallots and cook until translucent ~3 min. Then add garlic and cook until fragrant ~30 sec.

5)   Deglaze pan with wine. Add crushed pepper, lemon juice, and lemon zest, and salt simmer for ~4 min.

6)   Add Tomatoes to pan, cook for 1 min. Then add shrimp to pan and toss to coat, sprinkle with parsley.

7)   To serve combine shrimp and pasta.


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