Shrimp Scampi with Linguine 

Shrimp Scampi with Linguine 


  • Olive oil -2 tsp
  • Garlic- 6 medium clove(s), minced
  • Dried oregano- 1 tsp
  • Uncooked shrimp- 1 pound(s), medium, peeled and deveined
  • Table wine- ¼ cup(s), dry white or vermouth
  • Cornstarch- 2 tsp
  • Reduced-sodium chicken broth-¾ cup(s)
  • Table salt- ¾ tsp, or to taste
  • Black pepper- ⅛ tsp, or to taste
  • Uncooked linguini- 8 oz, cooked and kept hot
  • Fresh parsley-¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped
  • Basil- 2 Tbsp, fresh, thinly sliced
  • Lemon wedge(s)-4 wedge(s)


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add the oregano and stir to coat. Add the shrimp and sauté until it’s bright pink, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add the wine and simmer for 1 minute.
  2. In a small cup, whisk the cornstarch and the chicken broth until they’re blended; add this mixture to the skillet and simmer for 2 minutes, until the sauce thickens. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer the cooked linguini to four individual shallow bowls and spoon the shrimp and sauce over top; sprinkle with the parsley and basil. Serve with lemon wedges.
  4. Per serving: About 1 1/3 cups of pasta, 1/4 cup of sauce, and 3 ounces of shrimp.
  5. 8 weight watcher points
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