Shrimp Scampi with Lemony Linguini


Shrimp – 1pound cleaned, deveined with head & tail off
Linguini – 1 pound
Butter – 2tbsp
Olive oil – 2tbsp
Garlic – 1tsp minced
Shallot – 1 finely chopped
Lemon – 1 zest and juice
Chilly flakes – 1tsp or according to taste
Parsley – 1 tsp chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


Clean the shrimp, add salt, pepper, parsley and drizzle some oil and bake for 3-4 minutes on 350º turn the shrimp and cook for another 2 minutes or Heat oil in a frying pan add the shrimp season with salt, pepper & parsley and cook for 3-5 minutes. Switch off the flame and keep aside. Meanwhile, put a large pot of water to boil on stove. when it boils add the linguini and salt. Cook for 10 minutes and drain them.

In a deep skillet add butter and the remaining olive oil and let the butter melt. Add the shallots, lemon zest, chilly flakes and cook for 5- 6 minutes, then add the lemon juice. Season with little salt.

Add the pasta and mix well. Finally add the shrimp and mix well.

Serve hot immediately.


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Categories: Entree

4 Comments on “Shrimp Scampi with Lemony Linguini”

  1. vini
    February 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm #

    Super easy and a delicious recipe…We had it for dinner last night! And hubby dear was melting :).. thanks aruna

  2. Kalai
    March 1, 2012 at 10:31 am #

    I am gOnna try it this weekend

  3. bluebottlesky
    March 4, 2012 at 6:49 pm #

    Vini: I’m happy you and Karthik liked the pasta.

  4. bluebottlesky
    March 4, 2012 at 6:50 pm #

    @Kalai : How was the pasta? Did you like it?

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