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Shrimp Scampi

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Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup white wine or chicken broth
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, preferably fresh squeezed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions:  In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta as per directions and drain. While pasta is cooking, melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until shrimp are pink, stirring occasionally (2 – 3 minutes). Stir in wine or broth, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer then remove from heat. Stir in pasta, lemon zest and parsley. Serve with parmesan.

Yield: 4 servings.

 

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