Valentine's Day Spiced Shrimp Scampi January 31 2019 1 Comment

What a better way to show someone your love than to cook a delicious meal for them? This Spiced Shrimp Scampi recipe is sure to have your Valentine swooning.

Prep time: 5 Mins
Cook time: 15 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp cooking oil (olive oil preferred)
  • 6 Tbsp butter 
  • 1 package grape tomatoes 
  • 5 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 Lbs large shrimp 
  • 1/4 C white wine or broth
  • 1/2 Tsp Cracker Girl Original Spicy Seasoning to taste (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (to taste
  • 1/4 C chopped parsley
  • Cracker Boy Lemon Pepper Seasoning to taste
  • 1 package linguine 


  • Directions:

    1. Boil water for pasta. Once boiling, add pasta to the water and cook according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside. 

    2. Heat 2 Tbs oil and 2 Tbsp butter in a large skillet. Add garlic and sauté about 30 seconds. Add cherry tomatoes and saute another 30 seconds. Then add the shrimp, season with Cracker Boy Lemon Pepper and Cracker Girl Original Spicy (if using). Sauté for 1-2 minutes on one side until you start to see the shrimp turn pink, then flip.

    3. Pour in the wine or broth and bring to a simmer for a couple of minutes or until the wine reduces by half and the shrimp is fully cooked (but not overcooked). 

    4. Stir in the remaining oil, butter, lemon juice and parsley. Add the linguine and toss to coat. Take off heat and serve with garlic bread and/or a salad!