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
head broccoli, fresh
parmesan cheese, fresh grated
flat leaf basil, for garnish
lemon wedges

How to Make John's Shrimp Scampi


  • 1Cook pasta according to package directions. Cut up broccoli head into florets. Steam the broccoli until bright green.
  • 2In 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!
  • 3Add in the broccoli, red pepper, salt & lemon juice. Saute for 1 minute.
  • 4Serve over linguine, or other pasta of choice.
  • 5Top 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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