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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Shrimp Scampi

Capture the essence of a classic Italian-style dish in 30 minutes.

Southern Living NOVEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound peeled, large raw shrimp (31/35 count)
  • 1 (12-oz.) package angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free Italian-herb seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

1. Devein shrimp, if desired.

2. Prepare angel hair pasta according to package directions.

3. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion and garlic, and sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in Italian-herb seasoning and Worcestershire sauce.

4. Reduce heat to medium. Add shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Stir in lemon juice. Toss shrimp mixture with pasta, and sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Serve immediately.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mrs. Dash Italian Medley Seasoning Blend. In the Test Kitchens, we prefer Wild American Shrimp for better flavor.

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