Light & Lemony Scampi

“A touch more lemon helped me trim the calories in our favourite shrimp scampi recipe. For those who want to indulge, pass around the Parmesan.” —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts

Light & Lemony ScampiPhoto: Taste of Home
Light & Lemony Scampi
Light & Lemony Scampi
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 20minutes 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 20minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Peel and devein shrimp, removing tails. Cut each shrimp lengthwise in half. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, green onions and garlic; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, 2-3 minutes. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon.
  3. Add broth, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper, salt and red pepper flakes to same pan. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is slightly reduced, about 1 minute. Return shrimp to pan; heat through. Remove from heat.
  4. Drain pasta; divide among 4 bowls. Top with shrimp mixture; sprinkle with parsley. If desired, serve with cheese.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 serving (calculated without cheese): 378 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fibre), 29g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.