Shrimp: Speedy Scampi

posted by Mai 01-30-103 7:43 AM

Speedy Scampi

1/3 cup butter
2 green onions, sliced
4 large garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
12 ounces angel hair pasta, cooked

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add green onions, minced garlic, lemon rind, lemon juice, and salt; cook garlic mixture 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly.
Reduce heat to medium; add shrimp, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Stir in parsley and hot sauce. Toss with hot pasta.

Note: Can add 1/4 cup cooking sherry.

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