Shrimp Scampi with Spaghetti
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 6 clove(s), medium garlic clove(s), minced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 pound(s) uncooked shrimp, medium, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup(s) table wine, dry white or vermouth
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 3/4 cup(s) reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 3/4 tsp table salt, or to taste
- 1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste
- 8 oz uncooked linguini, cooked and kept hot
- 1/4 cup(s) fresh parsley, fresh, chopped
- 2 Tbsp basil, fresh, thinly sliced
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add oregano and stir to coat. Add shrimp and sauté until bright pink, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add wine and simmer about 1 minute.
- Dissolve cornstarch in chicken broth in a small cup and whisk until blended; add mixture to skillet and simmer 2 minutes, until sauce thickens. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Transfer cooked linguini to four individual shallow bowls and spoon shrimp and sauce over top; sprinkle with parsley and basil. Yields about 1 1/3 cups of pasta, 1/4 cup of sauce and 3 ounces of shrimp per serving.