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Christmas Shrimp Scampi with Red Peppers and Asparagus

Christmas Shrimp Scampi

  • Author: Seasoned Sprinkles
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 1 pound of shrimp, precleaned
  • 1 pound of asparagus, cut into thirds, with the white stalk removed
  • 2 red peppers, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups of white wine
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 56 cloves of garlic
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese
  • fresh parsley for garnish
  • 1 pound of pasta- spaghetti, linguine, or angel hair


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking:
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the asparagus, seasoning with salt and pepper and crushed garlic cloves. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add the pepper and cook 2-3 additional minutes. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add the shrimp to the skillet, seasoning with salt and pepper. Cook approximately 90 seconds. Add the wine and the lemon juice, bring to a simmer. Let simmer for 2-3 minutes. At this time the shrimp should be pink on both sides.
  5. Pour the shrimp and vegetables over the drained pasta, tossed with parmesan cheese. Garnish with parsley.


I used gluten free spaghetti, but substitute whatever pasta you prefer.

  • Category: dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 6