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Quick Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Quick Shrimp Scampi Pasta

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter and add white wine. Over medium heat, add shrimp and basil. Cook until pink all over; about 3 to 5 minutes. Serve over pasta.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 06, 2004

this is my recipe and I must say that this site has dramatically changed it. I use 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups dry wine, and about 3 tablespoons of garlic. I also add a small bit of flour paste to thicken the sauce before serving over pasta. Thanks.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 15, 2005

This was horrible! I took the suggestions of others and used 1-1/4 cups of wine, added garlic, italian seasoning etc. Maybe it was the brand of wine that I used but I was sure dissapointed and it did not even smell good.


52 Ratings

May 03, 2004

I took the advice of the submitter, Noelle, and it turned out perfectly. I really enjoyed this dish, thanks for sharing.

Jun 18, 2003

This was a nice dish, but I felt that the sauce wouldn't reduce, so I think I'd add less wine next time. Seems as though it needed something to thicken it up a bit. Overall, my guests enjoyed it, but I don't think there will be a next time. I also tried the champagne shrimp and pasta, and it was absolutely to die for. I highly recommend trying this instead! Thanks, anyway

May 06, 2003

2 cups of wine is to much. I added extra garlic as well, which turned out great. Next time I might try adding some flour to thicken the sauce a little.

Nov 24, 2010

Wonderful quick recipe. I doctored it up a bit. I added a lot of garlic, used less wine, a little red pepper flakes and salt. I added flour to thicken it up. I used fettuccine, cooked then drained and added it to make a one pot meal.

Jan 08, 2010

Loved this recipe! Simple and delicious! Only thing missing was GARLIC! Can't have scampi without garlic! I used all the same ingredients, but changed the technique. I melted the butter and sauteed the garlic about 2 minutes. Then I added the wine and basil, simmering 15 minutes until wine had reduced. Add shrimp, cook til pink. Add pasta and toss all together. Yummmmmmm.... Huge hit at my house! Thanks!

Apr 12, 2006

I added about 1/4 cup chicken broth to this recipe and 3 tablespoons flour to thicken we all enjoy ed this thank you noelle


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  • Calories
  • 691 kcal
  • 35%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 407 mg
  • 136%
  • Fat
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 44.8 g
  • 90%
  • Sodium
  • 570 mg
  • 23%

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

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