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Shrimp Scampi Linguine


4 people


20 mins


Shrimp Scampi - juicy shrimp in garlicky and lemony shrimp scampi sauce. This quick and easy recipe takes only 20 minutes from prep to dinner table.


– 4 servings linguine – ▢1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined – ▢1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper – ▢2 oz. unsalted butter – ▢1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil – ▢5 cloves garlic (peeled and minced) – ▢5 tablespoons white wine – ▢6 cherry tomatoes (cut into halves) – ▢salt (to taste) – ▢1/4 teaspoon sugar – ▢3 squirts lemon juice – ▢1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper – ▢1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley – ▢shaved Parmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan cheese)

Step 1

– Heat up a pot of water, cook the linguine according to the instructions on the package.

Step 2

– Sprinkle the cayenne pepper to the shrimp. Set aside.

Step 3

– Heat up a saute pan and add the butter. When the butter melts, add the olive oil. Stir in the garlic, lightly saute until aromatic before adding the shrimp into the pan.

Step 4

– Saute the shrimp until half cooked and then add the white wine, salt, and sugar. Add the cherry tomatoes and linguine into the pot, stir to combine well.

Step 5

– When the shrimp is completely cooked, add a few squirts of the lemon juice, black pepper, and chopped parsley to the linguine, toss to mix well, dish out and serve immediately with some shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

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