scampi pasta recipe on a white plate, topped with shrimp, herbs, tomatoes, and onions.
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Creamy Shrimp Scampi Linguine

This recipe for Creamy Shrimp Scampi Linguine is prepared in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. This shrimp scampi pasta takes part of a garlicky white wine sauce.  A super quick meal that’s perfect for busy weeknights or for date night.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 778kcal
Author Mirlene

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. Avocado oil or Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Kosher salt
  • Linguine pasta
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • ½ Cup white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup red onions
  • ¼ cup green bell peppers chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 pound large shrimp about 32 shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh curly parsley a little more to garnish
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 lemons
  • Lemon zest for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large, heavy-bottomed pan or jumbo cooker add the oil and set the temperature to medium-low heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 5 minutes or until they have just turned pink, stirring often.
  • Then add all of the ingredients to include the garlic, salt and pepper, and fresh parsley. Cook until fragrant (about 30-45 seconds). Stir. Cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add butter; stir while cooking until the butter has melted. Add wine and lemon juice. Cook until it starts to boil. Toss to combine. Reduce the heat to low.
  • Add the peppers and onions. Drain the cooked linguine pasta and add it to the shrimp mixture. Toss well. Last, serve warm with shrimp mixture and sauce.
  • Freshened up the pasta with lemon zest and fresh parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 4People | Calories: 778kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 276mg | Sodium: 1248mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 85mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 7.6mg