Bacon and Shrimp Scampi with Pasta


4-6 slices bacon, chopped
2 tablespoons butter, divided
8 ounces uncooked pasta
1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate. Leave about 1 tablespoon of bacon grease in the pan.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain.
  3. Meanwhile, add 1 tablespoon butter to the skillet along with the reserved bacon grease. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add shrimp to the pan and cook until just pink, stirring frequently, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and stir in remaining tablespoon butter, parsley, lemon juice and cooked bacon. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
Recipe Source - Let's Dish


Rebekah said...

That sounds wonderful!!