Florida Snapper and Shrimp Scampi

Florida Snapper and Shrimp Scampi



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Thanks to Fresh From Florida (freshfromflorida.com), a classic dish gets a Florida twist with the addition of a snapper fillet (your choice of snapper). (Image courtesy of Fresh From Florida.)


  • 4 (6-oz.) Florida Snapper fillets

  • 1/2 lb. Florida Key West Pink shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 shallots, minced

  • 1 tbsp. capers

  • 1 tbsp. pimentos, diced

  • 1/2 cup white wine

  • 1/2 cup bottled clam juice

  • 1/2 tsp. coarse ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced

  • 12 oz. vermicelli or angel hair pasta, cooked

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil

  • 3 tbsp butter

  • Sea salt, to taste


  • Heat butter and oil 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.


  • Recipe can be found on Fresh From Florida’s website: https://www.followfreshfromflorida.com/recipes/florida-snapper-and-shrimp-scampi

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