Florida Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

Florida Snapper and Shrimp Scampi
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Author: Fresh From Florida
  • 4 each (6-ounce) Florida snapper fillets
  • ½ pound medium Florida shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 shallots minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon pimentos diced
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup bottled clam juice
  • ½ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • ½ cup fresh parsley minced
  • 12 ounces vermicelli or angel hair pasta cooked
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter Sea salt to taste
  1. 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, pimentos, 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.

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