Simple Shrimp Scampi Linguini
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INGREDIENTS
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ Cup finely chopped white onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 24 medium cooked shrimp, devained, cleaned, shell removed (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ Cup chicken broth or white wine
  • 2 pinches salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh pepper
  • 1 lb linguini fini dry pasta noodles
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ Cup fresh chives chopped
DIRECTIONS
  1. Place butter and olive oil into a large 5 qt skillet or other large pot over medium heat. Once melted and hot saute onion for 3-5 minutes until softened. Stir in garlic for 60 seconds then stir in shrimp. Season with salt and pepper and cook 4-6 minutes or until pink and firm and cooked through. Stir in lemon juice and chicken broth. Reduce heat to low and set aside.
  2. 2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and stir into shrimp. Stir in 2 Tablespoons butter, parsley and chives. Serve and enjoy!
  3. **The tails on the shrimp look nice for the picture, but in reality I cut them off before serving so you can dig in without worrying about the tails, Enjoy!**
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a great simple recipe I whipped up that the whole family enjoys. Visit my blog for more pictures. www.pickypalate.blogspot.com