Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe (30mins dish)
12 oz. spaghetti
3 tbsp. butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 c. dry white wine
Juice of 2 lemons, plus zest of 1
1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
Fresh parsley, for garnish
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook spaghetti according to package directions until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, and return to pot.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then add shrimp and cook until pink, 3 minutes. Add wine, lemon juice and zest, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper.
Add spaghetti and toss to coat, adding reserved pasta water 1 tablespoon at a time until saucy.
Garnish with parsley before serving.