Succulent Shrimp Scampi

March 13, 2019

Shrimp Scampi

Buttery, herby pasta you'll love to make again and again.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword butter, garlic, herbs, pasta, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 humans
Author Déja Todman


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 4 large garlic cloves left unpeeled and forced through a garlic press
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 lb capellini angel-hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and reserve 1 cup pasta water.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and sautee for 3 minutes per side.
  3. Add garlic and red pepper flakes to the pan. Pour in wine, salt, and pepper. Let reduce for 3 minutes.
  4. Toss pasta with shrimp, garlic oil, pasta, and herbs together until coated.
  5. Serve and enjoy! 😀

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