How to Make Shrimp Scampi
This creamy shrimp scampi with pasta is easy-to-make and makes a great summertime dinner. The recipe pairs well with Ingleside Vineyards’ Reserve Chardonnay and appears in “Un-Wine’d,” which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. on VPM PBS.
What You’ll Need:
- 3 Tbsp. butter
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1 lb peeled and tail-off shrimp
- Salt and pepper
- ½ c. chardonnay or other dry white wine
- 1 ½ c half and half
- ½ c shredded Parmesan cheese
- 2 T fresh parsley, chopped
- ½ lb fresh linguini, cooked and held warm
- Large sauté pan
Step 1: Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Then add the garlic and sauté for about a minute or until the pieces begin to cook. Make sure it does not brown.
Step 2: Add the shrimp and sprinkle in the salt and pepper. Flip the shrimp and cook it through.
Step 3: Add the white wine and the half and half. Then bring it to a simmer.
Step 4: Add the cheese and parsley.
Step 5: Serve over the pasta.
Step 6: If desired garnish with additional parsley and Parmesan.
Makes 2 large servings.