Ultimate Shrimp Scampi Linguini

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a super simple recipe for shrimp scampi. Such a rich and elegant dish! For the white wine, I would recommend a Pinot Grigio. This is my take on a Tyler Florence recipe from Tyler's Ultimate!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes in 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat in large skillet.
  2. Add shrimp to skillet, cooking until pink about 2-3 minutes. Remove shrimp from pan.
  3. Add wine and lemon juice to skillet. When mixture comes to a boil, add 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons olive oil. When butter melts, return shrimp to pan and add parsley, cooked pasta and 1 cup pasta cooking liquid. Toss to combine.
  4. To be extra fancy: drizzle a little more olive oil over finished dish!
Most Helpful

This was very good. I was hesitant to add as much of the cooking water as it called for, but it really kept the pasta from being too dry. Thanks

Mikey Kone January 09, 2010

This was fantastic! I used 2 pounds of shrimp instead of one. I cleaned the shrimp and simmered the shells in 1 cup of water to use in place of the pasta water. I didn't have a shallot so I used a small onion and I only used 1/2 tsp. of crushed red pepper. I added the salt and pepper to the shrimp while they were cooking. My DS gave this 10 stars. This is a definite keeper. Thanks for a super recipe!!

Carol Elizabeth February 17, 2009

This truly amazing. Not too butter, not too garlicky....just right. The only thing I did different was I also added crab meat along with the shrimp. AMAZING!!! A must try!

nancyc141 March 16, 2014