John's Shrimp Scampi

Lauren Conforti


My husband made Christmas Eve dinner, and folks... Seriously, this is so full of flavor! And easy to make. Don't let the ingredient list fool you. :)


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  • 2 lb
    shrimp, raw, peeled & deveined
  • 1 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, light
  • 1 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 6 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 2 pinch
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 lb
    linguine pasta
  • 1
    head broccoli, fresh
  • ·
    parmesan cheese, fresh grated
  • ·
    flat leaf basil, for garnish
  • ·
    lemon wedges

How to Make John's Shrimp Scampi


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Cut up broccoli head into florets. Steam the broccoli until bright green.
  2. In a large saute pan, cook shrimp in the white wine, olive oil, butter, garlic, margarine, paprika, Old Bay & parsley for about 4-5 minutes until pink; DO NOT OVERCOOK!
  3. Add in the broccoli, red pepper, salt & lemon juice. Saute for 1 minute.
  4. Serve over linguine, or other pasta of choice.
  5. Top with fresh grated Parmesan cheese, flat leaf basil for garnish, and lemon wedges.

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About John's Shrimp Scampi

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian

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