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Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

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Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 20 mins Total: 40 mins Servings: 6

“Well-rounded seafood and pasta dish. Good with any pasta; angel hair is less filling.”

Ingredients:

1 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 shallots, finely diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)

1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 pinch kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

1/2 cup dry white wine

1 lemon, juiced

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste

Directions:

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; cook linguine in boiling water until nearly tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter with 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir shallots, garlic, and red pepper flakes in the hot butter and oil until shallots are translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Season shrimp with kosher salt and black pepper; add to the skillet and cook until pink, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove shrimp from skillet and keep warm.

Pour white wine and lemon juice into skillet and bring to a boil while scraping the browned bits of food off of the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet, stir 2 tablespoons olive oil into butter mixture, and bring to a simmer. Toss linguine, shrimp, and parsley in the butter mixture until coated; season with salt and black pepper. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil to serve.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 511 calories; protein 21.9g 44% DV; carbohydrates 57.5g 19% DV; fat 19.4g 30% DV; cholesterol 135.4mg 45% DV; sodium 260mg 10% DV.

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