Garlic Olive Oil Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 2 large lemons, zested & squeezed
  • 8 tbsp Glasses & Grapes Roasted Garlic Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 pound medium shrimp
  • 1/4 onion, peeled & chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 pound pasta (Spaghetti, Linguine, Fettuccine)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • To Serve: lemon wedges

Preparation:

Remove and devein the shrimp. In a small casserole dish or bowl, add the shrimp, garlic olive oil, lemon zest and juice, pepper flakes, salt and pepper and mix.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour.

In a small pot add the onion and wine and bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, and cook for about 15 minutes.

Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and heat a frying pan to high heat.

Cook the shrimp, turning once until pink in colour and cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes total cooking time, then set aside.

In a small pot, add the shrimp stock and shrimp marinade, and cook over high heat until reduced by half.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, then cook the pasta until it is “al dente”.

Drain the pasta, mix with the shrimp and reduced cooking liquid, butter, and parsley.

Toss the pasta well and serve in individual bowls with lemon wedges.

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