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Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe
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Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Laced with a refreshing splash of lemon, this special shrimp entree couldn’t be much easier to assemble. Says Paula Wray of Frederick, Maryland, “I have a tendency to overcook shrimp, but using the cooked variety fixed that!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 1 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 6 cooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 464 calories, 27g fat (9g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein

Directions

  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, cook garlic in butter and oil until golden. Stir in the lemon juice, Italian seasoning and shrimp; heat through. Drain linguine; toss with shrimp mixture. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Easy Shrimp Scampi in Cooking for 2 Summer 2007, p64

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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Janewinne
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2015

"So we just downed this dish and it was the best!!!! I will make this again for sure!!!!!"

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DroBakes
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2015

"Just made this, my husband and I loved it!"

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Janelogan
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"Very good and simple to make"

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bulaklak
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2014

"love it!"

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mamamarie
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2013

"Would make it again making changes I made. Saute garlic in olive oil, rather than butter, eliminate lemon juice, use more garlic."

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HaitianChica
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2012

"Recipe was awesome. I added another teaspoon of butter and added some more garlic. very yummy."

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Trese49
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2011

"I added some chopped onion and red peppers to the garlic and oil. I also added more shrimp and left out the lemon juice. It was heavenly."

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Kevin444
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"Great recipe - so good even a man can make it :-)"

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tlbdlb4evr
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2010

"Was absolutely delicious, but hated having to try to triple the recipe. I'm terrible at math! What is 3 time 1/8???"

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Mrs Always Wright
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"yuck. yuck. and yuck. Too much lemon juice."

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