Shrimp Scampi Over Linguini

Serve this quick-and-easy pasta dish as part of an elegant dinner party. To cut down on the prep time, purchase peeled and deveined shrimp from your seafood counter.
Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
10 minutes
4 servings



1poundMedium Shrimp, peeled and deveined,

1eachmedium shallot, minced,

1tablespoonminced garlic,

2tablespoonslemon juice,

2tablespoonschopped parsley,

1 (9 oz.)packagefresh linguini,

1/2cup (1 stick)butter,

1/2teaspoon eachsalt and pepper,

2tablespoonsdry white wine, optional,


1Bring 3 quarts water to a boil in a 4-quart pot.

2Meanwhile, peel and devein shrimp.

3Chop shallot and garlic finely to mince.

4Squeeze lemon for juice.

5Chop parsley.

6Cook pasta in boiling water about 2 minutes, until al dente (firm “to the tooth” – not soft or overdone).

7Drain and set aside.

8Melt butter in a large skillet over Medium-High heat.

9Add garlic and shallots.

10Sauté 2 minutes.

11Add shrimp and sauté 3 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink.

12Do not overcook shrimp.

13Stir in lemon juice, parsley, salt, pepper and white wine, if desired.

14Simmer 30 to 60 seconds, just until heated through.

15Pour shrimp and sauce over linguini to serve

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