Asparagus Shrimp Scampi

Asparagus Shrimp Scampi is a main course that serves 6. One portion of this dish contains approximately 27g of protein, 18g of fat, and a total of 412 calories. For $3.01 per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 52 people have tried and liked this recipe. If you have olive oil, butter, white onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. It is brought to you by Fit Foodie Finds. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. With a spoonacular score of 67%, this dish is pretty good. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Sheet Pan Shrimp Scampi with Gnocchi and Asparagus, Shrimp 2 Ways: Soy Sauce-Grilled Shrimp with Spinach Salad and New-Style Scampi, and Shrimp Scampi.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 cups asparagus, chopped

4 tablespoons butter

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

juice of 1 lemon

4 cups of thawed, precooked jumbo shrimp

zest of 1 lemon

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1/4 cup shredded parmesan*

1 cup frozen peas

salt and pepper, to taste

8 oz. spaghetti pasta (any kind!)

1/2 white onion, chopped

Equipment:

frying pan

bowl

colander

Cooking instruction summary:

Instructions Begin by heating a large saute pan over medium/high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. When olive oil is fragrant add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Then add in asparagus and garlic. Saute veggies until onion is translucent and asparagus is cooked, but not mushy. About 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer vegetables in to a separate bowl. Next, bring 4 quarts a water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until pasta is al dente, 7-11 minutes. When pasta is almost done, add frozen peas to the boiling water and let boil for an additional minute. Strain pasta and peas in a colander and set aside. Finally, heat butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat in the same saute pan as before. When olive oil is fragrant, add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for one minute and add the rest of the vegetables to the pan. Mix the shrimp and veggies together, cooking for an additional 3-5 minutes over medium heat. Remove from heat and toss the pasta and peas with the vegetables and shrimp. Add lemon zest, fresh basil, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper (if needed).

 

Step by step:


1. Begin by heating a large saute pan over medium/high heat.

2. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

3. When olive oil is fragrant add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Then add in asparagus and garlic.

4. Saute veggies until onion is translucent and asparagus is cooked, but not mushy. About 4-5 minutes.

5. Remove from heat and transfer vegetables in to a separate bowl.

6. Next, bring 4 quarts a water to a boil.

7. Add pasta and cook until pasta is al dente, 7-11 minutes. When pasta is almost done, add frozen peas to the boiling water and let boil for an additional minute.

8. Strain pasta and peas in a colander and set aside.

9. Finally, heat butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat in the same saute pan as before. When olive oil is fragrant, add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for one minute and add the rest of the vegetables to the pan.

10. Mix the shrimp and veggies together, cooking for an additional 3-5 minutes over medium heat.

11. Remove from heat and toss the pasta and peas with the vegetables and shrimp.

12. Add lemon zest, fresh basil, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper (if needed).


Nutrition Information:

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412k Calories
26g Protein
17g Total Fat
36g Carbs
14% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
412k
21%

Fat
17g
27%

  Saturated Fat
6g
42%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
237mg
79%

Sodium
998mg
43%

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Protein
26g
54%

Selenium
67µg
96%

Manganese
0.95mg
48%

Vitamin K
38µg
37%

Phosphorus
332mg
33%

Vitamin C
26mg
32%

Copper
0.5mg
25%

Iron
3mg
22%

Calcium
213mg
21%

Vitamin A
1016IU
20%

Zinc
2mg
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Magnesium
69mg
17%

Fiber
3g
16%

Folate
61µg
15%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Vitamin B12
0.7µg
12%

Potassium
396mg
11%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.21mg
11%

Vitamin B2
0.16mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.53mg
5%

Vitamin D
0.16µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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