Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine OR chicken stock if you don’t want to use alcohol
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 garlic cloves, pressed or grated salt, and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions:

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions& drain well.

In a large, deep skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.

Add in the shrimp, cajun seasoning, olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes.

Stir periodically, until fully cooked- about 3 minutes.

Stir in wine OR chicken stock and the fresh lemon juice; season with salt and pepper

Lower to a simmer; remove from heat and stir in pasta, lemon zest, HALF a cup of the parmesan cheese, and mix until fully incorporated.

Top with the last half cup of parmesan cheese & chopped parsley.

Serve immediately.

ENJOY!

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