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Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi

Copycat Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi

Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi is such a classic Olive Garden recipe - it's buttery and garlicky! This copycat recipe of a classic Italian dish is one of my favorite dishes and it's such a delicious and light dinner - you'll love it!!!! We're also big asparagus fans and this is loaded with asparagus and sliced cherry tomatoes!
4.16 from 120 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 677 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 pkg angel hair pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion diced
  • 3-5 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 tbsp butter 1 stick
  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed and sliced into 2-3" pieces
  • 20 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 3/4 cup white wine (or chicken broth)
  • 3 tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper
  • pinch salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 lb medium raw shrimp shelled and deveined

Instructions
 

  • HEAT a large pot of water and cook pasta according to package directions for al dente
    1/2 pkg angel hair pasta
  • HEAT oil in a large skillet or saute pan over medium heat.
    2 tbsp olive oil
  • ADD onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
    1/2 sweet yellow onion
  • ADD garlic and sauté for 1 minute; do not brown.
    3-5 cloves garlic
  • ADD butter, asparagus, tomatoes, wine, red pepper, salt and pepper and reduce sauce by half.
    8 tbsp butter, 1 bunch asparagus, 20 cherry tomatoes, 3/4 cup white wine, 1 pinch crushed red pepper, pinch salt, pinch black pepper
  • PLACE shrimp in pan with wine mixture and cook 1-2 minutes until fully cooked - the shrimp curls and turns from opaque to white so you'll know it's ready - it cooks very quickly!
    1 lb medium raw shrimp
  • ADD 1/2 cup of the pasta water to white wine sauce
  • TRANSFER pasta to shrimp mixture and remove from heat
  • TOSS to combine
  • SERVE in bowls and top with remaining shrimp scampi sauce.
  • TOP with parsley, a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice
    3 tbsp parsley

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Notes

**We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information. The information in the nutrition box are calculated through a program and there is room for error. If you need an accurate count, I recommend running the ingredients through your favorite nutrition calculator.**

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25DISHCalories: 677kcalCarbohydrates: 53gProtein: 37.2gFat: 33.7gSaturated Fat: 16.3gCholesterol: 300mgSodium: 515mgPotassium: 1904mgFiber: 10gSugar: 19.6gCalcium: 207mgIron: 4mg
Keyword copycat, olive garden, scampi
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