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Shrimp Scampi Pasta (Fettuccini)

Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 Pack Perfetto Fettuccini #224
  • 1 to 1/2 tbsp tablespoon salt plus
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 500 gm large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 lemon, zest grated
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes (optional)


  • 1.
    In a large pot of boiling add 1 tablespoon of salt, then add Perfetto Fettuccini pasta and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until Al Dente (describe what al dente means)
  • 2.
    Meanwhile, in another large pan, over medium heat, melt the butter and olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté for ½ a minute. Add the shrimp, salt, and pepper and sauté until the shrimp have just turned pink, stirring often.
  • 3.
    Remove shrimps from the heat; add the parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Toss to combine.
  • 4.
    Once the pasta is done, drain it and then put it back in the pot.
  • 5.
    Add the shrimp mix and sauce to the pasta, toss well, and serve.

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