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Mario Batali's Shrimp Scampi

shrimp scampi mario batali
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Shrimp and pasta are a perfect combination! Try Mario's shrimp scampi recipe for a delicious dinner in minutes. If you like this shrimp dish here's another one to try.
  • 1 dozen 16-20 shrimp
  • 1 box linguine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (plus extra for garnish)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • Zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (finely chopped)
  • Red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • Salt
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 box linguine
    Cook pasta in boiling water to package directions.
  • 2
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 dozen 16-20 shrimp
    2 cloves garlic (minced)
    2 tablespoons butter
    1 tablespoon parsley (finely chopped)
    Red pepper flakes (to taste)
    1/2 cup white wine
    Add olive oil to pan over medium high heat. Add shrimp and begin sauteing until lightly pink. Season with salt. Once the shrimp has been cooking for a couple minutes add the minced garlic, butter, parsley and red pepper flakes, to taste. Deglaze the pan with white wine and continue cooking. Cook until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  • 3
    Zest of 1/2 a lemon
    Once pasta is cooked remove from pot and add to shrimp pan. Toss until the pasta is evenly coated. Add lemon zest and mix.
  • 4
    Olive oil (for garnish)
    Red pepper flakes (to taste)
    To serve, plate scampi and drizzle with a little olive oil and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes. Enjoy!

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