Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

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A simple and quick yet elegant shrimp dish with a lemon garlic butter wine sauce. It is traditionally served over angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti.



  • 8 ounces thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 pound asparagus trimmed and cut in 1/2 inch segments
  • 4 large cloves garlic minced
  • 2/3 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (see notes)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 pinches crushed red pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to box instructions
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp in a single layer.  Cook  1 1/2-2 minutes per side or until cooked through.  Remove shrimp to plate cover and keep warm.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan over medium heat. Add asparagus and cook until crisp tender stirring frequently; approximately 4-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute; stirring constantly.  Add grape tomatoes cooking for 30 seconds; stirring several times.  Add the wine and cook for 1 minute letting it reduce some.
  4. Add the shrimp back to the skillet, along with the lemon juice, parsley and crushed red pepper. Warm for a little less than 1 minute while you salt and pepper to taste.  Serve over cooked angel hair pasta with fresh grated Parmesan Cheese.

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