Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini

I still had some of the zucchini left over from my uncle so I threw this together.  It was great on a hot summer day.

I still had some of the zucchini left over from my uncle so I threw this together. It was great on a hot summer day.

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini

8 Servings

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini

I still had some of the zucchini left over from my uncle so I threw this together. It was great on a hot summer day.

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces linguine pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 medium zucchini seeded and cut in 1/2" pieces
  • 3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese fresh, grated

Directions:

  1. Cook linguine to al dente.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the garlic and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the butter and stir until it melts.
  5. Toss in the zucchini and mushrooms.
  6. Sprinkle with black pepper and saute until zucchini is fork tender.
  7. Remove zucchini with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  8. Add the shrimp and red pepper flakes to the butter mixture.
  9. Cook shrimp until all have turned pink.
  10. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon and set aside
  11. Add broth to butter sauce in skillet and bring to a boil.
  12. Continue to cook over medium-high heat until mixture has thickened.
  13. Remove from heat and add the shrimp and zucchini back into the mixture.
  14. Add cooked linguine and toss until well coated.
  15. Garnish with parsley and parmesan cheese.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/06/17/shrimp-scampi-with-zucchini/

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