Shrimp Scampi and Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Kitchens
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 21 mins
Total time: 36 mins
An updated version of the Italian classic, Shrimp Scampi and Pasta is a popular dish and often served for holiday meals.
  • 1 3/4 Cups defatted chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound angel-hair pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped shallots
  • pepper to taste
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped parsley
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. Combine broth, garlic and 3 tablespoons each of shallots and parsley in a large saucepan. Bring slowly to a simmer; cook 2 minutes.
  3. Add pasta to boiling water; cool according to directions.
  4. Add shrimp to broth, stir well and cook for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes, or until shrimp are cooked through. Add remaining shallots.
  5. Drain pasta; divide evenly among large shallow plates. Arrange shrimp over pasta and spoon "broth sauce" over shrimp. Sprinkle with pepper, garnish with remaining parsley.
  6. Serve immediately. Serves 6 as an appetizer or 4 as an entree.
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