Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: Eddie Waters

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

Ingredients

12 ounces whole wheat angel hair pasta or other like pasta
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or 2 teaspoons dried
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Method

Prepare pasta according to directions.

While pasta is cooking, in a skillet, heat broth over medium heat. Add garlic and green onions; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 2 minutes.

Stir in shrimp, parsley, basil, cilantro, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring frequently, until shrimp are just opaque, about 5 minutes.

Drain pasta in a colander. Arrange pasta on serving plates. Spoon shrimp mixture over pasta. Serve immediately.

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