Quick Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli and Angel Hair Pasta

Quick Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli and Angel Hair Pasta

Recipe for Quick Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli and Angel Hair Pasta

  • 1 lb Shrimp (recommend easy-peel or already peeled and deveined)
  • 4 T butter
  • 4 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-4 T fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 or 2 T minced parsley (just mince with scissors) – optional
  • 1/2 Package Angel Hair Pasta
  • 1/2 Head Broccoli, just the florets

Get one pot of water boiling for both the pasta and broccoli.

Wash the shrimp and remove “legs” and shells. If necessary, devein shrimp, and rinse.

Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil.

Cook angel hair pasta and broccoli together for 3 minutes or according to package directions.

Stir garlic into melted butter in skillet and sauté for 1 minute.

Add shrimp. Saute until pink (Only a few minutes per side).

Pour lemon juice over shrimp and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Drain pasta and broccoli and serve on plates.

With a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp to the top of the broccoli and pasta.

Using scissors, chop parsley into juices in skillet and boil juices for a few minutes. Pour over pasta, shrimp and broccoli.

Serves 4.

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