Recipe

SUMMER SHRIMP SCAMPI PASTA

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Season the shrimp

Place large sauté pan over medium heat, add 3 tbsp of olive oil & heat through. Season shrimp on both sides with salt & pepper & arrange in the pan.

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Cook shrimp

Sauté on both sides until pink & no longer translucent (~1½ min per side). Remove shrimp from pan & set aside on a plate.

2

Cook garlic & tomatoes

Return pan to medium-high heat; add remaining oil & heat through. Add garlic & tomatoes. Cook, stirring frequently, until garlic is fragrant (~30 sec).

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Finish the sauce

Pour wine into pan & let it reduce by about half. Add lemon juice & stir, cooking (~5 more min). Remove from heat. Whisk in butter one piece at a time, stirring until melted & emulsified into the sauce.

4

Cook the pasta

Bring a large pot of water to boil; add salt & bring back to boil. Add pasta & cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente (~10 min). Reserve 1 cup of pasta cooking water, then drain pasta & return it to the pot.

5

Assemble

Return shrimp to the scampi sauce. Add shrimp & sauce, ½ cup of pasta cooking water, half the parsley, basil & chives (toss to combine). Season to taste with salt. Top with remaining fresh herbs & serve.

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Serve

Top with remaining fresh herbs & serve.

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