Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 pounds of medium sized shrimp peeled and deveined. Leave the tails on for added flavor.

  • 1 pound of linguine

  • 1 bunch of long green onions chopped

  • 4 large cloves of garlic chopped

  • 2 Tbls of butter

  • 1 Tbls extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 cup of chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup of dry white wine

  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream (optional)

  • 1/2 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup of parsley

  • 2 lemons quartered

    PREPARATION

  • Heat butter and oil in a large skillet.

  • Add onions and shrimp for 1 minute.

  • Add garlic for another minute.

  • Turn shrimp over and sprinkle with salt,black pepper and red pepper flakes.

  • Cook for one minute.

  • Add wine and broth and reduce for about 1 minute.

  • Finish with the whipping cream if desired.(It’s delicious)

  • In a large pot boil 6 quarts of water and cook linguine for about 10 minutes.

  • Drain and top with scampi.

    Serve sprinkled with parsley with lemon wedges on the side.