Easy Cooked Shrimp Scampi with Pasta
Scampi is the Italian word for little lobster-like creatures, also known as langoustines. It is also the name of this classic Italian pasta dish that is made with shrimp in this country.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- ¼ cup unsalted butter
- 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
- 2 cups cooked shrimp
- ¼ tsp. ground paprika
- 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
- 2 cups cooked spaghetti
- Heat the olive oil, lemon juice, butter, and garlic in a skillet over medium heat, stirring to melt the butter. (Turn down the heat if the butter begins sizzling.)
- Add the shrimp. Cook for a minute, stirring to heat through and mix it in with the melted butter. Stir in the paprika and fresh parsley.
- Serve the shrimp over the spaghetti.