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Shrimp Scampi

Per Serving

Shrimp Scampi

Makes: 5 servings
Serving Size: 3 oz. shrimp, 1/2 cup pasta
Calories 325
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Potassium 190 mg
Protein 20 g
Phosphorus 220 mg
Choices: Starch 2.5, Lean Meat 2, Fat 1.5
  • Makes: 5 servings
  • Serving Size: 3 oz. shrimp, 1/2 cup pasta
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

8 oz. whole wheat spaghetti or linguine
3 Tbsp. olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1 lb. fresh large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup dry white wine
Juice and zest of one lemon
2 tsp. butter
2 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Cook the whole wheat pasta according to the package directions.
  2. While the pasta cooks, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper flakes, and sauté for about 1 minute, just until fragrant. Do not let the garlic brown.
  3. Add the shrimp and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked through and turn pink.
  4. With a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp from the skillet; keep warm. Add the wine and lemon juice to the skillet and bring to boiling. Simmer the liquid for about 3 minutes. Add the butter and stir as it melts.
  5. Add the lemon zest, parsley, and cooked pasta to the skillet; toss to coat. Top with the shrimp and serve immediately.
 
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