Feed your family this light, delicious pasta for dinner tonight. This easy Shrimp Scampi Pasta comes together in no time at all, and is a real favorite! Just the slightest tart mixed with a wonderfully savory flavor, makes this the perfect light meal.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 20minutes
8ouncesangel hair pasta
1poundlarge 16-20 count raw shrimp, shelled and de-veined
½cupof white wine or broth
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Boil pasta as directed on package. Drain and set aside. You can also boil pasta while working on the shrimp and sauce.
Heat your pan on high heat. Reduce to medium heat before adding anything.
Add the butter and olive oil. Swirl in the pan until butter is melted.
Stir in the minced garlic. Saute garlic for 1 minute.
Toss the shrimp into the pan. Stir for about 1 minute.
Pour in the wine or broth and stir to coat the shrimp with your sauce.
Turn the heat back up to high and boil the sauce for about 2-3 minutes. Lay the shrimp out flat while the wine is boiling.
After 2-3 minutes, turn the shrimp over and continue cooking on high for 1 minute.
Remove the pan from the heat. Sprinkle the shrimp with parsley, lemon juice, and black pepper, and toss to combine.
Toss sauce and shrimp with cooked and drained angel hair pasta.