1 rating

Key West Seafood Pasta


This elegant pasta dish is reminiscent of shrimp scampi with its light citrusy flavors.  This is easy to prepare but sophisticated enough for company.

Ready in
30 m


* Available from s.a.l.t. sisters


  • 1/2 Pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 Pound bay scallops
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 Cup dry white wine
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons Key West Seafood r.u.b.s.*
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 leaves fresh basil, chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 Pound angel hair pasta, cooked


Heat oil over medium heat until it shimmers.  Add garlic and shallot and sauté until soft, careful not to burn.  Pour in the white wine, turn up the heat slightly and cook until reduced (around 2-3 minutes).  Turn the pan down to a simmer and add the scallops, shrimp, Key West Seafood seasoning, lemon juice, lemon zest, butter, and parmesan cheese.  Sauté until the shrimp and scallops are warm and sauce is thickened.  Serve over angel hair pasta and sprinkle with fresh basil and tomatoes.

Seafood Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Seafood Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.