Rock Shrimp Scampi with Linguini
rock shrimp, deveined and peeled
extra virgin olive oil
chopped Italian parsley
cracked black pepper
red pepper flakes (optional)
lemon zest (optional)
Melt butter in 1 T. extra virgin olive oil, add garlic and saute until slightly browned.
Add shrimp, cook for 5 min. or until pink.
Adjust seasoning, add a pinch of red pepper flakes and lemon zest if desired. Toss with chopped parsley. Whisk in 1 T. unsalted butter, cook for an additional 30 seconds or until sauce is slightly thickened and remove from heat.
Prepare linguini, drain. Fold in pasta adding 1-2 T. pasta cooking water to the sauce and serve immediately.
P.S. Does anyone want me to post measurements and ingredient proportions in the future? I usually don’t cook from recipes unless it’s something I’ve never made before. I go by instinct most of the time. I understand if this can be a bit intimidating however.