Rigatoni with Simple Shrimp Scampi Sauce

Scampi is the Italian word for “shrimp.” So, ordering “shrimp scampi” is really ordering “shrimp shrimp.”

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. rigatoni pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ lb. medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Bring a pot of water to boil, and cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce: Over medium–high heat, heat the olive oil in a large skillet until barely smoking. Add the shrimp and brown quickly. Remove from the pan. The shrimp should be undercooked in the center at this point.
  • Add the garlic to the pan and sauté for about 1 minute. Add the wine and reduce until almost dry.
  • Add the clam juice and reduce by half. Season with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and cook gently for 2 minutes. Toss the hot pasta with the sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ lb. rigatoni pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ lb. medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Bring a pot of water to boil, and cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce: Over medium–high heat, heat the olive oil in a large skillet until barely smoking. Add the shrimp and brown quickly. Remove from the pan. The shrimp should be undercooked in the center at this point.
  • Add the garlic to the pan and sauté for about 1 minute. Add the wine and reduce until almost dry.
  • Add the clam juice and reduce by half. Season with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and cook gently for 2 minutes. Toss the hot pasta with the sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol145mg
Sodium610mg
Total Carbohydrate65g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein23g