This Shrimp Scampi with Linguini is a flavorful and refreshing meal that will have you feeling like you’re dining at a world renowned restaurant!

Shrimp scampi with linguini on a white plate.

Either you like shrimp or you don’t. I have multiple friends and family members who despite fish and any form of seafood.

Now, I don’t even care to bother debating about why people should love seafood. Truth is, if you don’t love it, that just means there is more for me! ?

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini with a fork on a plate.

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a fork twisting noodles.

Lets talk about this Shrimp Scampi with Linguini. After all, that’s the only reason you’re here.

I’ll be blunt and straightforward with you, this dish is hands down amazing! It’s soooo easy to make. I had all of the ingredients prepped and cooking in just 10 minutes.

This is a 30 minute meal (from start to finish) at it’s finest!

This Shrimp Scampi with Linguini has the perfect touch of garlic and lemon flavor. Serve this the next time you have guests for dinner and they will be licking their plates clean, asking for seconds, and begging you to share the recipe. ❤️

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and lemon slices.

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a lemon wedge.


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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini and a lemon wedge.
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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

A light and refreshing meal that will have you feeling like you're dining at a world renowned restaurant!
prep time 10 mins
cook time 15 mins
total time 25 mins
servings: 6 servings
calories: 399kcal
author: Salt & Baker

INGREDIENTS

Pasta

  • 12 oz linguini
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

Shrimp Scampi

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced (about 4-5 garlic cloves)
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, about 2 lemons
  • pinch red pepper flakes, or more depending on how much heat you like
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp garlic salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large pot over medium heat, bring water and kosher salt to a boil. Add linguini. Cook according to package directions or until al dente. 
  • In a skillet over medium low heat, melt the butter. Add the olive oil, garlic, and salt. Cook for 1 minute. Add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp turns pink and is no longer translucent, about 6 minutes. (3-4 minutes per side).
  • Remove from heat. Add the parsley, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and garlic salt. Stir to combine. 
  • When pasta is finished cooking, drain. Add the pasta noodles to the shrimp and lemon mixture. Toss to coat. Garnish with additional parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately. 

RECIPE NOTES

Recipe Source: adapted from Food Network
Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 210mg | Sodium: 2258mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 8.9% | Vitamin C: 13.1% | Calcium: 13% | Iron: 13.9%
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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