Shrimp & Bacon Scampi

Author Tanya


  • 8-12 oz angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1.5 tsp old bay seasoning
  • 4 strips thick cut bacon chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice from a fresh lemon
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Cook pasta in boiling, salted water until al-dente. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. While pasta is cooking, season shrimp with old bay seasoning and set
  • aside.
  • 3. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove cooked
  • bacon and drain on paper towel. Remove bacon grease from skillet, leaving
  • about 2 tbsp in the skillet.
  • 4. Add garlic to skillet, stirring and cooking for about 1 minute.
  • 5. Raise heat to medium-high and add shrimp to skillet. Spread shrimp in pan
  • and cook shrimp until done, when they are pink. About 3 minutes per side.
  • 6. Add lemon juice to pan and stir. (Feel free to add a little white wine or
  • chicken broth to increase the amount of sauce)
  • 7. Add pasta to skillet and toss.Leave it as is or season to taste with salt
  • and pepper.
  • 7. Top with parsley. Enjoy :)