Garlicky Shrimp Scampi with Linguine


 Ingredients:


- 8 ounces linguine pasta

- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

- 4 cloves garlic, minced

- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

- 1/4 cup white wine (such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc)

- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

- Zest of 1 lemon

- Salt and pepper to taste

- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

- Lemon slices for garnish

- Grated Parmesan cheese for serving


Directions:


1. Cook the linguine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes (if using) and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.

3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until pink and opaque.

4. Pour in the white wine and lemon juice, then add the lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.

5. Add the cooked linguine to the skillet and toss until evenly coated with the shrimp and sauce.

6. Remove from heat and garnish with chopped parsley and lemon slices.

7. Serve hot with grated Parmesan cheese on the side.


Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes


Kcal: 340 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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