Shrimp Scampi for Valentines Day!
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 2
  • 6-8 Large shrimp, uncooked
  • 8 oz. cooked Linguine
  • 1/4 cup white flour
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of white wine or white cooking wine
  • 1 Tbsp. of FRESH squeezed lemon
  • A few scallions which I like but optional
  • 3 tbsp. of parmesan cheese (shredded)-looks nice
  • 2 tbsp. butter, soft
  • 1 tbs. of FRESH (PLEASE FRESH) parsley, chopped
  • dash of salt and fresh black pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook pasta
  2. Lightly coat shrimp with flour and set aside
  3. Heat oil on medium high heat
  4. Add garlic and saute until light brown
  5. Press shrimp into the garlic so it sticks to shrimp
  6. Cook until shrimp is pink on one side
  7. Turn shrimp and add 1/4 (only 1/4) of the wine
  8. Add lemon
  9. Reduce wine to half, turn heat to low.
  10. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/2 of the cheese and parsley
  11. Add remaining wine, butter and salt & pepper.
  12. Add warm pasta gently stirring until butter melts
  13. Place on dinner plate-bringing shrimp to the top
  14. Garnish with remaining cheese and parsely.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My mom showed me how to prepare this dish. Perfect for two on Valentines Day.