Snapper & Shrimp Scampi

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Snapper Recipes by Cousin Mark

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

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Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter
4 cloves Florida garlic, minced
3 Florida shallots, minced
1 tablespoon capers
1 tablespoon pimento, diced
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup bottled clam juice
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
4 6-ounce Florida snapper fillets
1/2 pound medium Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup fresh Florida parsley, minced
sea salt to taste
12 ounces vermicelli or angel hair pasta, cooked

Method

Heat the oil and butter in a large sauté pan. Add garlic and shallots and sauté for 2 minutes over low heat, stirring often. Raise heat to medium, add capers, pimento, wine, clam juice and pepper; simmer for 2 minutes. Add filets and simmer over med-low heat for about 5 minutes. Add shrimp, spreading them evenly over the skillet; simmer for 3 minutes until filets and shrimp are cooked through. Stir in parsley; add salt to taste. Place fillets and shrimp on pasta on individual plates. Spoon scampi sauce over all and serve.

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