Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

– 1 lb linguine or angel hair pasta, or spaghetti – ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling on the pasta – 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp raw; 20 to 25 per lb – 4-6 large garlic cloves pressed or minced – ½ teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes optional – ½ cup dry white wine make sure it’s a wine you would drink – Zest of 1 whole lemon – Freshly Squeezed Juice of 1 whole lemon – 1-2 teaspoons sea salt plus salt for the pasta water – ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper optional – ½ cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

Ingredients

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Cook time: 10 min

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Servings

4

Type

pasta

prep Time

5 min

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Looking for the BEST Shrimp and Pasta Recipe? Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine is a pasta recipe that is ready in less than 20 minutes! The sauce cooks up while you make the pasta. With shrimp, olive oil, bright lemon flavors, garlic, and a touch of white wine, it is so flavorful!

What is shrimp scampi sauce made of? The traditional recipe is made with butter, garlic, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a splash of a nice white wine. To keep it lighter and dairy-free, we substituted the butter. We used extra-virgin olive oil in place of butter.

Can I make shrimp scampi with butter? If you prefer to use butter, go ahead and use butter! I would use 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil and 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter.

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What kind of pasta should I use for shrimp scampi? We used linguine for our shrimp scampi recipe, but you could use angel hair pasta, spaghetti, or any other long pasta you have on hand.

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