Linguine with Scampi Recipe

  • 1 (12 ounce) package linguini pasta
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place the butter or margarine in 9×13 inch glass baking dish, and place in oven until butter melts.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  3. Stir the shrimp, garlic, and lemon juice into the melted butter. Return dish to oven. Bake for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven, and mix in parsley; continue baking until shrimp are opaque, about 2 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon the shrimp and butter sauce over the linguini, and toss to coat the pasta. Serve immediately.