Tropical Shrimp Scampi Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Tropical Shrimp Scampi Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Tropical Shrimp Scampi

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"This fruity shrimp scampi has a citrus kick."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Stir in the linguine, and return to a boil. Cook until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 11 minutes.
  2. While pasta is cooking, combine the olive oil, pineapple juice, orange juice, orange zest, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and garlic in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth.
  3. Pour sauce into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and parsley; cook until shrimp are pink and cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Drain the linguini, and place on a serving platter. Spoon the shrimp and sauce over the pasta, and top with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
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Footnotes

  • Cooks Note
  • For an impressive presentation, top pasta with sliced pineapple rings before spooning on shrimp and sauce.
  • Lemon juice can be used in place of pineapple juice, if desired.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 18, 2009

I made this receipe for my husband tonight he loved it. OMG the flavor was so good. I did not change anything and turned out perfect. Thank you this a winner!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 11, 2009

Too much pepper! The pepper over powers the flavors of the whole dish! I have now learned an important lesson, salt & pepper to taste! ...Never to what a recipe states!! I think otherwise this would be a fantastic recipe! I think it would go great with rice and maybe add some broccoli!

 

15 Ratings

Mar 24, 2009

This was so good!! I doubled the recipe and it came out great! I added pineapple chunks to the top of the pasta as well before pouring the sauce and shrimp on top. It was surprisingly light and I was so happy that everyone enjoyed it. I will definitely be making it again soon!

 
Mar 03, 2009

Delicious! No need to change anything. Top with a little crushed red pepper and parmesan and take it down!

 
Nov 12, 2011

very good and tasty scampi. note that the recipe is a bit sweet, and the amount of garlic could be lessen.

 
Jun 09, 2009

Excellent. Try using "Little Bowtie" Farfalle, pasta; it holds the zest and sauce very well.

 
Oct 29, 2010

It has too much orange taste, that its bitter!

 
Mar 24, 2010

I loved it, I just made it because it sounded weired, To my surprise , it turned out great.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 520 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 61.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Fat
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 23.4 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 551 mg
  • 22%

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

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