By Desmond Fannin | June 27, 2013

shrimp scampi, pasta, italian, pinot grigio

White wine adds a brightness to this rich and buttery dish.

Simplicity is served hot in this delectable dish. After a long day at work sometimes cooking a good meal may seem like a daunting task. However, this shrimp scampi entree can be done in minimal time and will leave you satisfied for the rest of the night. Served as a main course alone or over wheat pasta (or your choice of side) you can add your personal touch to make this meal complete. With an added bonus of Pinot Grigio in the mix, the full flavors of the shrimp come through as your marry these scrumptious ingredients.

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Pinot Grigio Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb large (16-20) count shrimp, peeled, cleaned, de-veined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped fine
  • ½ cup Pinot Grigio white wine
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt and pepper , to taste
  • 1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice


1. Heat a sauté pan over medium heat; adding olive oil and butter. Once butter has melted, add garlic and red pepper flakes. Sauté until edges of garlic begin to brown.

2. Add shrimp and wine; stirring to combine all ingredients and coat shrimp. Increase heat and allow to boil for 3 minutes while stirring occasionally. Toss (or turn) shrimp and sauté for another minute or until shrimp becomes translucent and pink.

3. Remove from heat and add parsley, lemon juice, black pepper, and salt.

4. Serve with pasta or on its own.

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