Sunday, April 2, 2017

Shrimp Scampi with Red Bell Pepper over Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi with Red Bell Pepper over Fettuccine
Recipe from: Bestestrecipes
Image credit: Maria
Shrimp Scampi with Red Bell Pepper over Fettuccine

“Another version of this particular Spanish recipe for shrimp in garlic oil as the basic recipe for Camarones al Ajillo: fast, easy and delicious!” Maria


¾ Cup Olive Oil (for sautéing, so not Virgin Extra)

1½ pounds of cooked, peeled and clean shrimps

4 big cloves garlic, finely cut

1 lemon juice

1 cup Chardonnay white wine

1 Red Bell Pepper, in chopped

3 tablespoons, chopped parsley

1 teaspoon Sea Salt to taste, at the end

1 teaspoon paprika

1 dash red pepper flakes

3.5 oz can Pimientos whole red Conchita ®

8 oz Fettuccine


In a big skillet add the olive oil.

Sauté the garlic over medium heat, one minute.

Add the lemon juice and wine.

Add the Red Bell Pepper and sauté that a bit as well.

You have now created spicy garlic oil that's ready to receive the shrimp.

Add the shrimp and sauté the mix at medium high heat for 3 minutes.

Let reduced and marinate in these liquids.

Cook over low heat for 30 minutes or until the shrimp are done, often checking them and 

Sprinkle the one teaspoon of sea salt over the shrimp.

In the meantime, cook the Fettuccine according with the package instructions or the 
personal taste.

Gentle mix the Fettuccine with the Shrimps.

Garnish with some Parsley, optional. That's it!

¡Buon Appetito! ¡Buen Provecho!

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