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Shrimp Scampi Pasta
An easy 15 minute Shrimp Scampi Pasta recipe that is a perfect meal for a busy weeknight.
Shrimp Scampi Pasta
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
servings
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
servings
Shrimp Scampi Pasta
Instructions
  1. Cook Pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. In a deep skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  3. Add peeled shrimp, sliced mushrooms, olive oil, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes.
  4. Saute for 3 minutes, stirring half way through until shrimp is cooked through.
  5. Stir in fresh squeezed lemon juice and white wine (or low-sodium chicken stock). Turn heat down to simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in pasta, half of the Parmesan Cheese and lemon zest (to taste).
  7. Add chopped parsley or basil and other half of Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

If you don’t want to use alcohol, use low-sodium chicken stock in lieu of white wine.

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