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Seafood Shrimp Scampi

Posted at 12:10 PM, Jan 21, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. - The Kitchen Magician Chef Ari Ankh stopped by our live show to share a delicious shrimp and lobster scampi from his upcoming four-course Valentine’s Day dinner. Chef Ari’s Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 14 at Firehouse 15 located on 3011 Meadowbridge Road. Dinner will be served between 4 pm and 9 pm and reservations are required. To make your reservation, call 804-912-9951. You can learn more about The Kitchen Magician Catering at https://www.kitchenmagiciancatering.com.

Seafood Scampi

Serves 4

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 Lobster Tail split down the center
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • Half of an onion diced small
  • 1 pound fettuccine cooked until al dente
  • 3/4 pound 16-20 shrimp shelled & deveined
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 sticks of cubed butter


  1. Place a sauté pan on medium high heat
  2. Add onions and sauté for about 1 minute
  3. Place garlic, shrimp and lobster tail in the pan and sauté on each side for about 30 seconds
  4. Deglaze the pan with white wine; add pasta, butter and lemon
  5. Sauté until slightly thickened
  6. Add parsley, salt and cracked black pepper to taste