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Restaurant Style Shrimp Scampi

(9 Votes)
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
10 Min

You might expect to pay quite a bit for shrimp scampi at a nice restaurant. But look how simple it is to make this lighter version at home (and you get to keep some of that savings in your wallet).

What You'll Need:
  • 1 pound uncooked linguine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • 12 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
What To Do:
  1. Cook linguine according to package directions; drain, rinse, drain again, and cover to keep warm.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, garlic, salt, and pepper, and saute 2 to 3 minutes, until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through.
     
  3. Reduce heat to low and add wine and parsley to skillet; simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Toss shrimp with linguine. Serve immediately.
     
Notes

Give the shrimp a squeeze of fresh lemon right before tossing with the pasta. For even more heartiness and nutrition, use whole-wheat or spinach linguine. Mmm mmm!

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