As promised yesterday, here is the recipe for the Linguine Shrimp Scampi which is oh so good, yet simple. Give it a try.
1 pound linguine
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
1 large shallot, finely diced
5 cloves garlic, sliced
20 large shrimp, about 1 pound, peeled and deveined, tail on
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 lemon, juiced
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves
For the pasta, put a large pot of water on the stove to boil. When it has come to the boil, add a couple of tablespoons of salt & the linguine. Stir to make sure the pasta separates; cover. When the water returns to a boil, cook for about 6 to 8 minutes or until the pasta is not quite done. Drain the pasta reserving 1 cup of water.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter in 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium- high heat, saute the shallots and garlic, until the shallots are translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Season the shrimp with salt & pepper; add them to the pan and cook until they have turned pink, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the pan; set aside and keep warm. Add wine and lemon juice and bring to a boil. Add 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons oil. When the butter has melted, return the shrimp to the pan along with the parsley and cooked pasta and reserved pasta water. Stir well and season with salt and pepper.
Drizzle over a bit more olive oil and sprinkle more fresh parsley and serve immediately.
This meal is delicious you're gonna love it! Follow the direction as is. Enjoy!
Thanks Sis, love ya!