|EVERY FEW MINUTES|
|SHRIMP SCAMPI OVER FETTUCCINE OR|
1 lb. shrimp, cleaned, deveined
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. butter
4-5 cloves garlic
1/2 c. white wine
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. flavored bread crumbs (optional)
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/2 tsp. basil
1 tsp. fresh parsley
1 sm. lemon wedge
1/2 tsp. salt
4-6 turns fresh black pepper
1 lb. fettucini noodles or spaghetti
Fill large pot with 6 quarts of salted water, heat while preparing scampi. In a large frying pan, pour oil, 2 tablespoons of butter and sliced garlic cloves. Saute until golden, but not brown (or it will be extremely bitter). Add shrimp, white wine, oregano, basil, parsley, juice of lemon wedge, salt, pepper and water. Cook for 5-8 minutes, or until shrimp turns pink.
Cook fettucini or spaghetti al dente or desired tenderness. Drain very quickly (leaving some of the water) and place in large serving bowl. Pour scampi mixture over top and serve immediately! Serves 4 large portions.
OPTIONAL: Sprinkle some bread crumbs and/or cheese on individual portions.
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