Looking for a tasty, quick dinner option? Try this tasty Shrimp Scampi recipe. It takes about 20 minutes to make.
Dinner time is a pretty busy time at our house with a couple of teenagers and their schedules. As a family though, we always try to eat dinner together, even though it can be difficult some nights. So I have been forced to come up with some dinner options that are quick and easy.
Shrimp Scampi has been a dinner that ALL of the kids have enjoyed, which is not always an easy with 7 different palates. So when a meal is enjoyed by ALL, it gets thrown into our recipe rotation, like this Shrimp Scampi recipe.
Shrimp Scampi Recipe
- 2 lbs raw shrimp peeled and deveined or pre-cooked shrimp
- 1 lb angel hair pasta
- 1 cup butter
- 2 shallots minced
- 8 garlic cloves minced
- 1/3 cup white cooking wine
- 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- pepper to taste
Cook angel hair pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
Add shallots and garlic. Saute for about 5 minutes stirring constantly so they don’t burn.
Add shrimp to skillet and cook for 5 minutes or until they are pink in color.
Add wine, lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper.
Cook for another two minutes.
Drain pasta and rinse with hot water.
Pour shrimp mixture over the pasta and toss together.
This is a very quick and easy recipe that you can whip up on a very busy night. It takes me about 20 minutes from start to finish to prepare this meal…and it saves us from getting a “quick” meal from a fast food place that may not be as healthy of a choice.
Sharing some more of our favorite pasta recipes below:
- Italian Macaroni and Cheese
- Spinach Artichoke Ravioli
- Crockpot Mac and Cheese
- Mac and Cheese Kielbasa
- Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta
- Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta
- Spaghetti Carbonara
- Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo
- Stainless steel skillet
- Pasta Strainer
- Clip-On Pot Strainer
- Wooden Utensils
- Stainless Steel Pasta Server
- Rotary Parmesan Cheese Grater (restaurant style)
What are some of your favorite FAST meals for those crazy weekday nights?
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