Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Shrimp Scampi

12 large shrimp, cleaned and shell removed.

4 T butter

1/4 cup olive oil

7 cloves garlic, chopped fine

2 large shallots, chopped fine

1/2 oz lemon juice

3/4 cup white wine, dry

3/4- 1 cup pasta water

8 oz pasta, spaghetti, angel hair, linguine.

Add butter and olive oil to small pot.

Simmer for about 7 minutes.

Add wine and lemon juice and simmer for about 10 minutes.

Boil water for pasta..

Cook pasta per package directions.

At the last 5 minutes of cooking time add shrimp to butter, shallot and garlic mix.

Add 3/4 - 1 cup pasta water to above.

Drain Pasta, toss with butter and garlic mix.

Top each portion with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

Serves 2

Could also serve over rice.


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