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Naples Fishing Recipes: Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

By December 1, 2017March 3rd, 2018Fishing Recipes


Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

Serves: 6


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


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

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