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(1 rating)
Recipe by
Connie Ottman
Orlando, FL

While visiting in Italy, we ate this dish often. I was able to get the recipe from a sweet Italian lady. Easy, relatively inexpensive, and delightful to enjoy! Will post a picture next time it comes off my stove:)

(1 rating)
yield 3 -4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For scampi

  • 12 oz
    linguine or speghetti
  • 14 oz
    medium shrimp or prawns, in their shells.
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • chopped parsley
  • minced chili pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • sea salt to taste
  • 6 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make scampi

  • 1
    Wash shrimp or prawns and cut in half lengthwise.
  • 2
    In a skillet, warm 6 tablespoons of olive oil. Add whole garlic, parsley, chili pepper and shrimp.
  • 3
    Season shrimp with salt and cook, briefly, until the shrimp begin to turn pink.
  • 4
    Deglaze pan with wine. Cook until the wine almost evaporates. (the shrimp remain in the pan.)
  • 5
    Cook the pasta in salted boiling water until al dente.
  • 6
    Drain the pasta and add to the skillet with the shrimp. If desired, peel the shrimp before adding the pasta.