shrimp scampi

This delicious shrimp scampi dish comes together in just one pot for super easy cleanup.

One Pot Shrimp Scampi
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: Serves 4
  • 8 oz angel hair spaghetti
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1¼ lbs large shrimp
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • ¼ cup Parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  1. In a large pot, boil water and add pasta. Cook (stirring frequently) until al dente. About 4-5 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter. Add garlic and crushed red pepper, cook until fragrant. About 1 minute.
  4. Toss in shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until shrimp start to turn pink, but are not fully cooked.
  5. Add oregano and spinach, cook until wilted.
  6. Return the cooked pasta to the pot, add remaining butter, Parmesan, and parsley. Stir until well mixed and the butter is melted.
  7. Once the shrimp are cooked, add lemon juice, toss once more, then serve while hot.