Looking for something exotic but simple to make? When Artichoke Hart had to come up with something quick for a lunchtime snack at Castillo’s warehouse, Shrimp Scampi Pasta is what he whipped up in about 20 minutes. (New York Fried, 2019, Sunao Publishing).
8 ounces linguine (or angel hair for a more delicate appearance)
2 tbsn unsalted butter
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined,
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
1 shallot, diced
1/4 cup white wine
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
zest of 1 lemon (optional)
2 tbsn freshly copped parsley leaves
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1) boil salted water and cook pasta for about 6 minutes. Drain.
2) Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic, shallot, and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally until pink, about 3 min.
3) Stir in wine and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.Bring to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in pasta, lemon zest and parsley
4) serve immediately garnished with Parmesan