Shrimp Scampi Zinfandel
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 lb of cooked, medium/large shrimp
  • 1-2 cups tri colored peppers, sliced in strips
  • 1/2 cup white zinfandel wine (or any white wine thats not too sweet)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • handful of thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • GARNISH - shredded parmesan & chopped italian parsley (optional)
  1. boil water and cook pasta per directions
  2. melt butter in pan
  3. saute garlic and onions in butter over high heat til tender
  4. add wine and peppers and reduce for a few minutes until alcohol is cooked off
  5. add shrimp, seasonings and cook until warmed through
  6. drain pasta when cooked and place in serving dish/platter
  7. top pasta with shrimp, pepper and butter sauce
  8. garnish with shredded parmesan cheese and chopped italian parsley
  9. ** this can be served on rice instead of pasta
  10. ** you can substitute chicken instead of shrimp
Here's another recipe I made last week using some leftover wine.