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Recipe: Tasty Lemon Shrimp Scampi

Lemon shrimp scampi – This recipe is perfect for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Lemon shrimp scampi using 12 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Lemon shrimp scampi

  1. You need 1/3 cup of Butter (no subs!).
  2. Prepare 2 of Green onions, chopped.
  3. It’s 2 tbsp of fresh minced garlic (or to taste).
  4. You need 1/2 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste).
  5. It’s 1 tbsp of grated lemon peel.
  6. You need 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice (can reduce to 1/3 cup for less lemony flavor).
  7. It’s 1 of salt (to taste).
  8. Prepare 1 of Black pepper (lots).
  9. Prepare 2 lb of large raw shrimp, peeled and devined.
  10. You need 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley.
  11. It’s 1 of parm cheese.
  12. You need 12 oz of Angel hair pasta (or penne/bowtie/etc if you prefer bite sized noodles), cooked.

Lemon shrimp scampi Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat
  2. Add in green onions, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes- cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly
  3. Reduce the heat to medium and add in shrimp- cook for about 5 minutes or until shrimp turns pink
  4. Season with salt and lots of black pepper and stir in parsley
  5. Toss with cooked pasta
  6. Sprinkle with desired amount of parm cheese
  7. Enjoy!