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10-Minute Easy Shrimp Scampi

Easy shrimp scampi recipe with fettuccine is a one skillet weeknight meal that's ready in under 10-minutes. Served with a buttery garlic sauce.
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 390kcal
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

  • ¾ pound raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ pound fettuccine
  • Chopped fresh parsley optional
  • Grated Parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • In a large ovenproof skillet, combine shrimp, butter, garlic, red pepper flakes and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Once the water starts boiling, add the pasta and cook according to package directions.
  • Place the skillet in the oven and bake until the butter is melted and the shrimp is opaque, about 9-11 minutes. Remove skillet from the oven.
  • Reserve one cup of pasta water and set aside. Drain the pasta.
  • Add the pasta to the skillet and toss until the noodles and completely coated with the butter. Add the pasta water a little at a time to thin out the sauce if needed.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 1771mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 1.1g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2.2mg