Aunt Joan's Shrimp Scampi
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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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large saute pan, melt butter & saute onion & carrot over low heat until soft.
  2. Add garlic & cook for approx. 30 secs.
  3. Add basil & paprika & mix.
  4. Turn heat up to medium, add shrimp, wine, lemon juice & red pepper.
  5. Cook until shrimp are pink.
  6. Aunt Joan's Shrimp Scampi
  7. 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!
  8. Ingredients:
  9. Shrimp - to your liking
  10. 1/4 lb unsalted butter or margarine
  11. 1 1/2 tsp onion, chopped
  12. 1 1/2 tsp carrot, grated
  13. 1 1/2 tsp fresh garlic, minced
  14. 1 1/2 tsp fresh basil, finely chopped
  15. 1 tsp paprika
  16. 1/2 cup dry white wine
  17. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  18. 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  19. salt & pepper to taste
  20. linguine
  21. 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.
  22. Serve over linguine.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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!