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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

Posted April 16, 2013 in Entrees, Snapper

Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 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) snapper fillets
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • sea salt to taste
  • 12 ounces vermicelli or angel hair pasta, cooked

Directions:

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

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