For our New Years Day dinner we had Shrimp Scampi and I thought I would share this delicious recipe with you today.


The ingredients for this dish consist of shrimp, garlic, olive oil, butter, salt, pepper and parsley. White wine is optional.


Of course you can use fresh shrimp, you will have to peal and devain them before they are ready for the oil and butter. If you are using the frozen shrimp like I am, rinse them in cold water to help them thaw and remove the tails.


Put the water on to cook the pasta and get the garlic ready by pealing and slicing it. You can use whatever kind of pasta you like but for this dish we like to use Angel Hair.


I start by browning the garlic in the olive oil. This is always the hardest part for me because it cooks so fast that I usually burn the it, but go slow and keep an eye on it. When your garlic is ready add in the butter and stir until it’s melted, then add your shrimp and seasonings {including the wine if you want to use it}.


Because the shrimp is precooked all you need to do is heat them through. Drain your pasta and you’re ready to eat!