Shrimp Scampi Pasta Recipe – Easy Dinner Dish

– [Natasha] Shrimp scampi
pasta and asparagus takes just 30 minutes to make, but it totally tastes like fine dining. You’ll make this again and again. Let’s get right into it. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add one tablespoon of salt
and a drizzle of olive oil. Cook according to the
package instructions, then return it to the pot
and cover to keep warm. While that pasta cooks, I’m gonna get started on the asparagus. Snap off and discard the fibrous ends, then cut the asparagus into thirds. Put a large deep pan
over medium high heat. Add one tablespoon olive oil, one tablespoon butter, and the asparagus. Season lightly with a
quarter teaspoon of salt and a pinch of black pepper. Saute five minutes or until crisp tender and remove it from the pan. Now add the remaining two tablespoons oil and two tablespoons butter,
along with your minced garlic. Cook the garlic one minute, then add shrimp in a single layer and season with a teaspoon of salt and a quarter teaspoon of black pepper. Cook the shrimp about two minutes per side or until they’re pink and
no longer translucent. Once the shrimp are cooked, quickly stir in a quarter
cup of fresh lemon juice, a third cup of chopped parsley, and a tablespoon of lemon zest. Remove the pan from the heat so you don’t overcook the shrimp, then return the pasta and
the asparagus back to the pan and toss everything to combine. This sauce is so juicy and it
coats the noodles perfectly. Whoo the best part of the job (laughs). And now, the taste test. Here we go. A few extra shrimp. I love serving this with a
generous sprinkle of parmesan. Ah, here we go. (upbeat music) Mm mm. Wow, the sauce is light
but it’s so flavorful. This is one of my
favorite 30 minute meals. It comes together so quickly
and it’s a meal in itself. I mean, you’ve got your
vegetable, your grain, your protein, and it is so delicious. If you guys enjoyed this recipe, give me a great big thumbs up below. Make sure to subscribe
to our Youtube channel and thanks for watching. (upbeat music) If you’re a pasta lover like myself, makes sure to check out our most popular pasta recipes right over here.

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  1. I adore all of your videos Natasha and I am very proud of your hard work but the unnecessary sound effects in this video was awful. I hope those sliding clip sound effects never ever make it in your videos again.

  2. Hi Natasha love all your videos I just watched your turkey video is there anyway you could do a video on how you carve it thanks. Carl

  3. I've made shrimp scampi just like this for years but have never thought to add vegetables. Now I'm thinking broccoli or green beans might be good too. It's one of my standby quick meals now improved. Thanks

  4. Natasha would you be interested in doing a custom cooking/eating video for me involving turkey. I would be willing to pay for your turkey via PayPal and pay for the video. Please contact me via my email and I will discuss further ok. [email protected]

  5. My 14-year old son made this the other night! everyone was happy and full. So delicious! thank you so much!

  6. Just made this and i love it! I think i didn't put enough lemon juice so it was slightly drier than yours. But still, it was yummy! The sauce was rich but light and flavorful! Will definitely cook this again!

  7. After watching this, my sister immediately went to the grocery store. She cooked this and it tasted great. And it's very easy to make. Thank you!

  8. Shrimp is my favourite seafood because it has so much flavour. I never thought of combining pasta and shrimp together. I will try it when I get back home from holiday. As a 12 year old I think I am getting WAY into healthy foods too early! 😂 I always worry about what's going to happen to me when I have a family and everything so I always plan. And with ur healthy and easy recipes I will never have to eat take away again! Thank you! ❤️🍥🌺🍝🐷😝🍤🍤🍝

  9. HI, Natasha, i would like to thank you for your time making this nice video. I made this dish yesterday and it turned out extremely tasty. Hubby said it is the recipe to keep and so do i…thank you again for this tasty yet like what you said in your video simple "gourmet" food. Next creamy zucchini potato bake dish…all the ingredients are ready for tonight…thank you truly for your time and such well-presented cooking video.

  10. I like the way you jump into the recipes that all ways look so yummy, without spending a lot of time introductions and and trying to be funny like a lot of the cooking video folks do! I immediately subscribed😀

  11. Scampi (Italian) and Langoustine (Franch) refer to the same species Nephrops norvegicus, also known as "Dublin Bay Prawns" or just prawns in parts of Scotland. Scampi are at the back, note the claws which distinguishes them from the Shrimp/Prawns.
    Words in Italian or Italian dialects were often corrupted or misused by non Italian-speaking descendants of Italian immigrants. "Shrimp scampi" is a dish where large shrimp are sauteéd with garlic, wine, butter, herbs, and red pepper flakes, then served over pasta or rice. It is a staple in Italian-American restaurants, most likely the descendant of an Italian recipe that involves langoustines sauteéd in wine, olive oil, onion, and garlic. Langoustines are a type of tiny lobster, called scampi in Italian. Italian-American cooks adapted the recipe but kept the old name.

  12. Yumm!!!… Yes!.. I'm a pasta lover ur recipe looks so delicious!!.. I will try it one of this days..

  13. Natasha, 3 cardinal sins on pasta, do not overcook, do not rinse after cooking, and do not add oil to the boiling water. Was wondering, what does adding the oil to the pasta water accomplish ? Just want to know because i will do it if it produces a better outcome in the final product, ty. And i love the recipe

  14. Hi Natasha!
    Thank you for such a great recipe, i cooked it already 3 times and it became one of my favourites, it's absolutely delicious. THANK YOU!

  15. Just made this for the family (but left out the asparagus) and omg, simple and SO delicious! Thanks! Will be trying your chicken Alfredo recipe later this week (hopefully). My sister gave it a 10/10 and said she would have paid “restaurant pricing” for this.

  16. I tried this on a Netflix and chill night….

    Women are beautiful when The Itis makes them sleepy, and that just pleases the chef in me <3

  17. Thank you for this super easy, delicious dinner! I love when I am able to find a good recipe without having to go to the store. I found all of these ingredients in my kitchen! Would definitely make it again. Thank you!

  18. I made this tonight and my husband loved it, he actually ate 3 plates full. Its a keeper in this household. Thank you.

  19. I saw this video, and for a minunte thik that is so dificult, but I decide to cook and is so easy and yumii, i love this thaks Nath

  20. This recipe is fantastic! So light & fresh, yet totally satisfying! My company loved it. Thank you for all your great recipes & videos.

  21. Fantastic:) Your videos are great! I've been making this dish for years. I'm just looking to make it new and improved. Great tips!

  22. Italians don’t cook with butter, no wonder why there are so many individuals with cardiovascular diseases in the US

  23. Wooooow!!! Simple delicious, l make this pasta x my family , thank you so much x you teaching 🙏🏻God Bless you!

  24. Thanks a lot Natashsa, M just finished cooking & it's so DELICIOUS.May God bless you and hope you see more for the future! XOXO!!

  25. This woman is becoming just as popular and as successful as Rachel Ray … Mark my words, Everyone. A top 100 YT Star !!!

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