Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe

Shrimps and prawns are great bait for many fish species, but they can also be used for preparing great meals. Shrimp pasta recipe is easy and quick to make meal with fantastic depth of flavors...

shrimp scampi pasta recipeIn suitable pot, add and preheat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil.

Then, add one chopped onion, 1-2 minced garlic clove, some salt, pepper, parsley and 1-2 laurel leaves (easy with laurel). Gently mix everything and stew for 3-4 minutes.

shrimp scampi pasta recipeAdd peeled shrimps and cook for 2-3 more minutes.

shrimp scampi pasta recipeIn second pot, put some water to boil and add some salt.

In boiling water, add pasta - spaghetti in my case and cook for 7-8 minutes, depending on pasta type.

shrimp scampi pasta recipeAfter cooking shrimps for 2-3 minutes, add some crushed strained tomatoes and some good white wine.

Mix everything very gently and cook for 7-8 more minutes. Actually, sometimes it is better to shake a pot a little bit, than mix everything in the pot.

shrimp scampi pasta recipeSpaghetti are cooked, just waiting for shrimps :)

 

shrimp scampi pasta recipeShrimps are cooked, too. If there are some people sensitive to laurel, use only one leaf and even that leaf can be removed after just few minutes of cooking - it will still add nice aroma and fragrance, but it will not cause stomach discomfort for people sensitive to it.

Let everything cool and settle down for few minutes and serve warm.

shrimp scampi pasta recipeWhen serving, first put spaghetti on plate and ...
shrimp scampi pasta recipe... then spread shrimps on pasta.

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This meal can be served with some good wine - often the same used for cooking - and some salad (for example, combination of lettuce and tomatoes) or vegetable (for example, steamed broccoli and cauliflower) mix.

Bone Appetite! :)