Shrimp Scampi over Pasta (05.04.14)

Posted at 11:43 AM, May 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-04 19:32:39-04


  • 1 pound pasta, any kind
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest, divided
  • 1/2 cup fish or chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley leaves

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Bring the oil up to medium high heat in a large skillet. Add the shrimp with salt and pepper; saute until just cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove to a plate; cover to keep warm. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes to the skillet, sauté for 1 minute. Add the lemon juice and stock; bring heat to high for 2 to 3 minutes reducing the liquid. Whisk in the butter, salt and pepper.

Add the drained pasta to the skillet with the parsley. Add the lemon zest; mix well. Serve immediately.

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