Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients:

1 pound linguini
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons butter
2 shallots
2 garlic cloves
1 pinch red pepper flakes
1 pound shrimp
Kosher salt
black pepper
1 large lemon
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup parsley leaves

Directions:

1. Cook linguini according to package directions, until al dente. Drain pasta, and set aside.

2. While pasta cooks, put 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet that is set over medium-high heat. When butter is melted, add shallots, garlic and red pepper flakes; saute for about 3 to 4 minutes, until shallots are translucent.

3. Season shrimp with salt and black pepper; add shrimp to skillet. Cook shrimp for about 2 to 3 minutes, until they have turned pink. Remove shrimp from skillet; set aside and keep warm.

4. Add lemon juice and wine to skillet; bring to a boil.

5. Add remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter. When butter is melted return shrimp to skillet, along with the cooked pasta and parsley. Stir ingredients together, and season with salt and black pepper.

6. Drizzle a little more olive oil over pasta dish, and serve.

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

1 pound linguini
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons butter
2 shallots
2 garlic cloves
1 pinch red pepper flakes
1 pound shrimp
Kosher salt
black pepper
1 large lemon
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup parsley leaves

Cook linguini according to package directions, until al dente. Drain pasta, and set aside.

While pasta cooks, put 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet that is set over medium-high heat. When butter is melted, add shallots, garlic and red pepper flakes; saute for about 3 to 4 minutes, until shallots are translucent.

Season shrimp with salt and black pepper; add shrimp to skillet. Cook shrimp for about 2 to 3 minutes, until they have turned pink. Remove shrimp from skillet; set aside and keep warm.

Add lemon juice and wine to skillet; bring to a boil.

Add remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter. When butter is melted return shrimp to skillet, along with the cooked pasta and parsley. Stir ingredients together, and season with salt and black pepper.

Drizzle a little more olive oil over pasta dish, and serve.