Shrimp & Scallops Scampi



Shrimp & Scallops Scampi

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Shrimp & Scallops Scampi


  • 1 pound linguini
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 Large scallops cut in half.
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • Pinch red pepper flakes, optional
  • 20 large shrimp, about 1 pound, peeled and deveined, tail off
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup of white wine (I used sauvignon blanc)
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves
  • Mozzarella cheese for topping


  1. Put a large pot of water on the stove to boil. When it has come to the boil, add a 2 tablespoons of salt and the linguini.
  2. Add a little bit of olive oil or butter and stir to make sure the pasta separates; cover.
  3. When the water returns to a boil, cook for about 6 to 8 minutes or until the pasta is not quite done. Drain the pasta reserving 1 cup of water.
  4. In the mean time while your pasta is cooking, season the shrimp and scallops with a pinch of salt.
  5. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the shrimp, scallops, garlic, and red pepper flakes, black pepper, cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Add wine and squeeze lime juice and bring to a boil. Add the parsley and gentle stir well and allow to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Once ready, serve the pasta with the shrimp and scallop, drizzle the sauce over the pasta and drizzle over a bit more olive oil and serve immediately.
  9. Enjoy! Make sure you tag #DinnerWithTayo, I would love to see your dish.

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