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Garlic Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

Garlic Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

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"Marinated in olive oil, wine, garlic, and lemon zest, large shrimp are quickly pan fried in hot butter, simmered briefly, and tossed with angel hair pasta."

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  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Place shrimp in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow bowl.
  2. For marinade, combine olive oil, wine, garlic, lemon zest, salt, crushed red pepper, and black pepper in a small bowl. Pour marinade over shrimp. Seal bag; turn to coat shrimp. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Drain shrimp, reserving marinade. Melt butter over medium heat in an extra-large skillet. Cook shrimp in hot butter for 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Add reserved marinade and cook for 1 minute more.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions in a large pot; drain. Return pasta to pot. Add shrimp mixture; toss to combine. Serve with lemon wedges and fresh basil.
  5. [Cleaning tip: Once the stove top is cool, wipe up any oil splatters or spills with Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes**.]
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  • PREP 1 hr 15 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 20 mins


  • *Tip:
  • To peel shrimp: Use your fingers to open the shell lengthwise down the body's underside. Starting at the head end, peel the shell back from the body. Then gently pull on the tail portion of the shell and remove it. To devein shrimp, use a sharp knife to make a shallow slit along the shrimp's back from the head end to the tail. Rinse under cold running water to remove the vein, using the tip of a knife, if necessary.
  • **Use as directed. For surfaces that may come in contact with food, a potable water rinse is required.

Reviews More Reviews

Nov 16, 2013

My family loves this recipe! My husband claims this is restaurant-quality shrimp scampi and the best version he's ever had! It's got a lot of flavor but is not overly spicy. I have a 7- and 6-year-old and they both loved it as well.

Dec 28, 2013

Flavorful & delicious!


9 Ratings

Sep 12, 2013

Easy and delicious recipe! Had a lil spice to it but my 7 year old was still able to eat it and loved it!

Mar 27, 2014

Very good. Great shrimp dish.

Feb 23, 2014

Delicious and super easy to make. I followed the recipe except I used cooking wine instead of real wine.

Feb 20, 2014

I made this recipe and loved it! I did tweak it a little and added lemon juice instead of lemon zest and it worked out. My kids loved it too!

Feb 16, 2014

Very good and easy to make. Prepared with whole wheat angel hair and served with the wine I used in the recipe. Will definitely make again. Thank you!

Feb 15, 2014

the entire house loved this dish. wonderful flavor and easy to cook. enjoyed cooking it. nothing I would change. a must to cook again for sure


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  • Calories
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 241 mg
  • 80%
  • Fat
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 31.6 g
  • 63%
  • Sodium
  • 602 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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