Simple and Quick Shrimp Scampi

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Serving Size: 4


  • 1 lb of medium to large size shrimp w/ tails
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • black pepper
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 box of angel hair pasta


  1. place shrimp on large bowl under cold running water
  2. remove tails and butterfly shrimp by slightly cutting along vein
  3. set aside shrimp in strainer to drip dry
  4. chop up all garlic as fine as possible
  5. add olive oil, butter and garlic to frying pan – heat at medium until simmering
  6. bring pot of water to a boil for noodles
  7. add noodles to water and boil for 8 minutes
  8. add shrimp to frying pan while noodles are cooking
  9. saute shrimp in butter and garlic for 5-6 minutes.
  10. remove frying pan from heat – allow shrimp to slightly cool in butter sauce
  11. strain noodles – when complete cooking
  12. pour cooked noodles into large bowl, add entire shrimp mixture from frying pan
  13. toss in bowl to mix well – add 3 tablespoons of fresh Parmesan cheese, toss more and serve

** great with fresh steamed asparagus or green beans with almond shavings.


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