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This incredible dish is pure happiness! Shrimp scampi with pasta will easily become a new favorite weeknight meal.


  • 1 (16 oz) package linguine pasta.
  • 2 tbsp butter.
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil.
  • 2 shallots, finely diced.
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced.
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional).
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined.
  • 1 pinch kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • ½ c dry white wine.
  • 1 lemon, juiced.
  • 2 tbsp butter.
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil.
  • ¼ c finely chopped fresh parsley leaves.
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste.


  1. Place a large pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to high. Allow the water to boil.
  2. Add the linguine and cook for about 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  3. Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter, then allow it to become hot and melt.
  5. Add the garlic, shallots, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 3 minutes or until translucent.
  6. Season with kosher salt and black pepper the shrimp.
  7. Add the shrimp into the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes on both sides.
  8. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and place them onto a clean plate.
  9. In the same skillet, add wine and lemon juice. Make sure to scrape the bottom to get the brown bits, then allow the mixture to boil.
  10. Add 2 tablespoons of butter and allow it to melt, then 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  11. Add the cooked linguine, parsley, and shrimp into the skillet, then bring it to a simmer.
  12. Serve and enjoy!