Umami Recipes
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Shrimp Scampi

6 cups

servings

30

total time

Ingredients

8 ounces linguine noodles

Sea salt

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 shallots, minced

1 pound shrimp, peeled

Freshly ground black pepper

3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

OPTIONAL ADD-INS

¼ cup minced fresh parsley

½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

1 Heat a large pot of salted water over high heat. Cook the linguine according to the package instructions, about 7 to 9 minutes. Drain in a colander.

2 In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

3 Add the garlic and shallot to the pan, and cook for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp to the pan, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until just cooked through and opaque. Season with salt and pepper.

4Transfer the cooked pasta to the skillet, and sauté for 1 minute. Shower with the lemon juice. Top with the fresh parsley and Parmesan cheese (if using).

Notes

Shrimp Fajitas: Heat 2 tablespoons of canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté 1 yellow onion, sliced, and 2 bell peppers (any color), cored and sliced, for 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of chili powder or taco seasoning and 1 pound of peeled shrimp. Cook for another 2 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with flour tortillas and 5-Minute Guacamole (page 188).

6 cups

servings

30

total time
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