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Pasta with Shrimp Scampi

Yield 4 servings
Serve a crisp green salad and crusty garlic bread to round out this easy pasta dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pound spaghetti or fettuccine, cooked
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired.

  2. Saute peppers and garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly heated.

  3. Add shrimp, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp, and set aside.

  4. Stir in white wine, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce; cook over high heat 3 to 4 minutes.

  5. Return shrimp to skillet. Stir in butter, salt, and lemon juice; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until combined and thoroughly heated.

  6. Place pasta in a large serving dish; toss with shrimp mixture and parsley. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.