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Anaheim Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

anaheim shrimp scampi at the Barista

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

  • Scampi Butter (recipe follows)
  • 1 pound raw peeled and de-veined
  • 16 to 20 count shrimp, with tail on (recommended: tiger prawns)
  • 1 tablespoon white wine
  • 2 ounces Asiago cheese, cut into small chunks
  • 1 avocado, large diced
  • Angel hair pasta
  • Fresh arugula, for garnish

Place 2/3 of the scampi butter in a large saute pan over high heat and melt. Add in shrimp and cook for about 2 minutes, moving shrimp around in the pan. Sizzle with the white wine and cook until shrimp are opaque, only about another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the remaining scampi butter, Asiago cheese, and avocado chunks. Serve over hot angel hair pasta and garnish with fresh arugula.

Scampi Butter

  • 1/4 pound unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Dash white pepper
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lemon, juiced

In a bowl with a wire whisk, mix together all ingredients until well blended.

Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 460 | Fat: 36 grams | Saturated Fat 18 grams

Carbohydrates: 6 grams | Fiber: 2 grams| Net Carbohydrates: 4 grams

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