Shrimp Scampi

Summary

Hello friends, This Shrimp Scampi is absolutely telling with it’s flavors and juices. If you’re looking for an Italian Cuisine and you want to make your tastebuds start dancing around you’ve found your dish. This dish is so easy to make and will be so delicious once it’s finished. This dish is all about the shrimp soaked in a garlic lemon butter. And served in yummy pasta that’s just waiting to take all the flavor. It is almost like a party in your mouth, where the little shrimp are doing the salsa and the pasta is just chilling saying, Hey! Join the fun πŸ˜‚ Taking away the prep time, This dish will most likely take you around 30 minutes to finish. It’s not to bad and shouldn’t be to time consuming and I’m sure your family will thank you for taking the time to make this delightfully delicious meal.

❀️ Why You’ll Love Shrimp Scampi

Seafood Y’all, Let’s be real we all got a little spot in our heart for shrimp. Raise of hands? We love it πŸ‘. I’m very curious to see how much you guys like this dish. After you try it make sure you either DM me on instagram, or you can leave a comment here letting me know! This dish is a lot of fun to make and doesn’t have to much prep time at all so you guys will definitely have a field day with it I hope! I personally love the lemony flavor mixed with the butter and garlic, It’s just so good and works so perfectly with this mixture of ingredients. You will definitely have to save this dish for later because I know this isn’t the first, second, or third time I made this one, I’ve lost count… πŸ˜‚! Drop down to the recipe card for the instructions and ingredients! Love you guys!


πŸ—’ Best served with

  • Asparagus
  • A tossed salad

πŸ‘ How to Store Leftovers

Refrigerate in an air-tight container for only up to three days. If you wan’t to freeze it in an air-tight container it’ll last for a while longer!

πŸ€” Common Questions

What kind of pasta could it go best with?

I usually go for linguine or spaghetti. You want something that’ll soak up all that awesome sauce.

Can I use frozen shrimp?

Yes just make sure you thaw them out before using them!


Shrimp Scampi

Hello friends, This Shrimp Scampi is absolutely telling with it's flavors and juices. If you're looking for an Italian Cuisine and you want to make your tastebuds start dancing around you've found your dish. This dish is so easy to make and will be so delicious once it's finished. This dish is all about the shrimp soaked in a garlic lemon butter. And served in yummy pasta that's just waiting to take all the flavor. It is almost like a party in your mouth, where the little shrimp are doing the salsa and the pasta is just chilling saying, Hey! Join the fun πŸ˜‚ Taking away the prep time, This dish will most likely take you around 30 minutes to finish. It's not to bad and shouldn't be to time consuming and I'm sure your family will thank you for taking the time to make this delightfully delicious meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 226 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb deveined frozen shrimp Shell On
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine 1 and a half cups
  • 3 tbsp worsterchire divided
  • 8 garlic cloves chopped + 5 cloves whole
  • 1 bunch of parsley divided
  • 1 lemon
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp of calabrian chili oil
  • 6-7 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 6-7 tbsp of butter
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch cornstarchslushie
  • juice of 1/2 lemon cornstarchslushie
  • 3/4 of a pound of thin spaghetti

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl separate the deveined shrimp from the shells, set the shells aside.
  • Pat dry & season the shrimp with old bay seasoning, salt & pepper, and let that marinate for 30 minutes.
  • For the broth: in a pan with high sides cover the bottom with olive oil, add your shrimp shells, salt & pepper, 1 tbsp worsterchire, about 4 springs of parsley , 5 whole garlic cloves, and sautΓ© on medium heat for a about 10 minutes. or until fragrant & pink.
  • To the same pan add white wine, the juice of a whole lemon, and bring it to a boil then drop it to a simmer. Cook about 10 minutes then strain all of the juice out and save the broth.
  • Wipe out the pan & cover the bottom with olive oil, Calabrian chili oil, chopped shallot, chopped garlic, crushed red pepper, zest of a lemon, and sautΓ© until translucent. Then deglaze with 2 tbsp worsterchire, add 3 tbsp of chopped parsley, 4 hunks of butter, and shrimp, sautΓ© on medium to high heat.
  • In a large pot bring water to a boil, heavily salt it, and boil your thin spaghetti until 2 minutes before the box indicates it done.
  • Once the shrimp are pink, add in the broth and cornstarch slurry (A mix of 1 tbsp cornstarch & juice of half a lemon). Simmer about 5 minutes unitl it thickens and reduces. Add the pasta to the pan and let some of the pasta water drip in, simmer about 5 minutes together. finish it off with two hunks of butter and more chopped parsley. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 226kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gSodium: 17mgPotassium: 107mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 168IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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