Creamy Shrimp Scampi with Half-and-Half Recipe

"Dinner doesn’t have to take forever — prove it with this fast and delicious shrimp scampi recipe."


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  • 1/2 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Pinot Grigio wine
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, or to taste
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    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.
    2. While pasta cooks, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant and lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and cook until tails start curling in, about 2 minutes per side. Add remaining butter, Pinot Grigio, lemon juice, half-and-half, and Parmesan cheese. Stir to incorporate.
    3. Drain linguine and divide noodles between 2 bowls. Serve shrimp mixture on top and garnish with parsley.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 1175 calories;57.2 g fat;106.9 g carbohydrates;59 g protein;406 mg cholesterol;959 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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