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Shrimp Scampi Sauce is a classic Italian dish. It's easy to make and always delicious!
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Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi with Parmesan Pasta! I’m doing everything backwards, as usual, posting a Valentine’s Day dessert first, followed by this incredible pasta. Well, if I had it my way, I’d probably have dessert before anything, but that’s a whole other blog post.

This is what happens when I think about roses, romance, and….food. Because food is always involved. I took the humble Shrimp Scampi with garlic, lemon and wine; browned it’s butter….and made it into another video.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi with Parmesan Pasta! Recipe includes a VIDEO! | familycuisine.net

After the success of the Browned Butter Honey Garlic Salmon I posted mid-late last year, it occurred to me that people really do love browned butter. Who knew? The nutty, crispy, fried smell and taste of browned butter on salmon was freaking amazing, I thought I’d try it out on Shrimp (what we Aussies call Prawns).

Well. My mind was blown. Probably bad that I was up editing this post at midnight, eating this carb-loaded-butter-pasta, and enjoying the hell out of it. If I have to be honest, I DID think about throwing another Zoodle recipe at you — and you can turn this lower carb by adding steamed Zoodles — but sometimes Zoodles just don’t cut it. Not in this. You could. But I didn’t.

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A couple things I’ve learned while browning butter:

1/ Use a light coloured pan so you can see what stage your up to and what’s happening in the pan. Stir it while it bubbles up. Stir like your life depends on it, because it splatters like crazy. You can use a screen over the top of your pan to prevent mess. I place tea towels around my benches to save myself from cleaning, but the mess is absolutely worth it.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi | familycuisine.net

2/ Keep your butter on low heat. It doesn’t matter how confident or in a rush you are. Keep it on low heat. Any higher and you’ll find yourself in an uncontrollable mess. Don’t leave it alone for more than 10 seconds while it’s beginning to bubble up, because it’s hard to ‘calm it down’ once it’s dancing around in your pan.

3/ After about 5 minutes, you’ll start to see foam rising. Don’t panic. Nothing happened to it. It’s not going bad. It’s actually going amazing. Go you! Just breathe through the process, keep stirring, and enjoy the nutty aroma that will begin to fill your kitchen.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi | familycuisine.net

4/ When the foam subsides, you’ll see your butter has transformed from a golden yellow to a rich, brown colour with bits on the bottom of the pan. Stir those bits around and scrape them off the bottom or sides. Don’t discard them. They add the flavour.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi | familycuisine.net

5/ As soon as you see your butter nice and brown, take it off the heat or begin to add other ingredients to help cool it down and stop the browning process (depending on whats cooking). This is important, as you can go from browned butter goddess to burnt butter sadness very quickly. In this recipe, I add the shrimp to the browned butter to get ALL of those browned butter flavours into the entire dish. It works.

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Or, if you’d prefer to watch this whole recipe being made, this video on my YouTube Channel also shows the different stages of browning butter:

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi with Parmesan Pasta! Recipe includes a VIDEO! | familycuisine.net

When you’ve browned butter once, you’ll keep going back for seconds and thirds. You’ll suddenly turn every recipe into a browned butter recipe. And in this recipe, it’s incredible. The nutty, fried flavours mixed in with shrimp and parmesan pasta. It feels like fine dining in your own home.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi | familycuisine.net

How does this sound for a Valentine’s Day dinner: Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi. Whisper it. A normal pasta dish becomes a romantic getaway. Follow this up with the 3-ingredient Chocolate Mousse, OR the Red Velvet Churros, and have a Happy Valentine’s Day.

Browned Butter Shrimp Scampi | familycuisine.net

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