Shrimp Scampi
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Shrimp Scampi

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 onions finely diced
  • 1 16 ounce package pasta
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 pinch kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil or to taste
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

Instructions

  • On a large pot boil water and cook your pasta in boiling water for 6 to 8 minutes until nearly tender. Drain.
  • In a large skillet melt 2 tablespoons olive oil with 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat.
  • Cook and stir garlic, onions, and red pepper flakes in the hot butter for 3 to 4 minutes and oil until onions are little brown.
  • Season shrimp with black pepper and kosher salt, add to the skillet and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until pink, stirring occasionally. Remove shrimp from heat and keep warm.
  • Pour lemon juice and white wine into the skillet and bring to a boil. Melt 2 tablespoons butter and stir 2 tablespoons olive oil into butter mixture, and bring to a simmer.
  • Now toss pasta, shrimp, and parsley in the butter mixture and season with salt and black pepper.