Sunday, February 21, 2010

Linguine With Shrimp Scampi

This is a very Light and Fresh tasting Meal.
I ripped this out of a Martha Stewart Magazines a few years ago, and have been making it ever since.
Serve with a green salad and fresh fruit.
We all love this meal at our house, it is very yummy!

Linguine With Shrimp Scampi
Adapted from a Martha Stewart Magazine


-1 1/2 pounds linguine
-6 Tablespoons, unsalted butter
-5 Tablespoons, good olive oil
-3 Tablespoons minced garlic (9 cloves)
-2 pounds large shrimp (about 32 shrimp), peeled and deveined
-1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
-3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
-grated zest of 1 lemon
-1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 lemons)
-1/4 teaspoon, hot red pepper flakes
-grated Parmesan Cheese

How To Make:
1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the linguine noodles for 7 to 10 minutes, or according to the directions on the package.

2. Meanwhile in another large skillet, melt the butter and olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the garlic. Saute for 1 minute. Add the shrimp, 1 Tablespoon of salt, and the pepper. Saute shrimp until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add the parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Toss to combine.

3. When the pasta is done, drain the cooked linguine and then put it back in the pot. Immediately add the shrimp and sauce, toss well, and serve.

Garnish with Grated Parmesan Cheese.

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