Sunday, January 12, 2014

Garlic Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti

Garlic Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti 

1 lb. spaghetti or spaghettini
2-4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil
2-4 Tbsp. butter
1 lb. raw, tail-on, peeled and deveined large shrimp
5-6 large garlic cloves, finely crushed or grated
1/2 cup dry white wine
pinch red chili flakes
small handful of flat-leaf parsley
Cook the pasta according to package directions. 
Meanwhile, heat the oil and butter in a large, heavy skillet set over medium-high heat.
Sauté the shrimp, turning over as needed, until just cooked through; transfer to a bowl. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for a minute, then add the wine and chili flakes.
Return the shrimp to the pan, heat through and toss with pasta and parsley. Serves 4.

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