Aunt Joan's Shrimp Scampi


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Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe was passed from my great aunt, to my mom and has now been passed on to me - it's probably one of my most favourite foods of all time!


Ingredients You'll Need

Shrimp - to your liking
1/4 lb unsalted butter or margarine
1 1/2 tsp onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp carrot, grated
1 1/2 tsp fresh garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp fresh basil, finely chopped
1 tsp paprika
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
salt & pepper to taste
linguine


Directions

In a large saute pan, melt butter & saute onion & carrot over low heat until soft.


Add garlic & cook for approx. 30 secs.


Add basil & paprika & mix.


Turn heat up to medium, add shrimp, wine, lemon juice & red pepper.


Cook until shrimp are pink.


Aunt Joan's Shrimp Scampi


This recipe was passed from my great aunt, to my mom and has now been passed on to me - it's probably one of my most favourite foods of all time!


Ingredients:


Shrimp - to your liking


1/4 lb unsalted butter or margarine


1 1/2 tsp onion, chopped


1 1/2 tsp carrot, grated


1 1/2 tsp fresh garlic, minced


1 1/2 tsp fresh basil, finely chopped


1 tsp paprika


1/2 cup dry white wine


2 tbsp lemon juice


1/8 tsp crushed red pepper


salt & pepper to taste


linguine


In a large saute pan, melt butter & saute onion & carrot over low heat until soft. Add garlic & cook for approx. 30 secs. Add basil & paprika & mix. Turn heat up to medium, add shrimp, wine, lemon juice & red pepper. Cook until shrimp are pink.


Serve over linguine.


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