Fiddlehead Shrimp Scampi
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Fiddlehead Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: Isabel De Los Rios

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 4

A classic seafood pasta with tons of flavor!


  • 1 water
  • 1/2 lbs. Unknown (0)
  • 1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbs. butter
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 lbs. shrimp
  • 1/4 c. white wine
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 lbs. spelt spaghetti
  • 1 tbs. fresh parsley


Cook the fiddleheads in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain and set aside.

In a pan, heat the oil and melt the butter. Add the red pepper flakes, wild leeks, and preserved lemon peel and saute until fragrant (about 1 minute).

Add the cooked fiddleheads and the shrimp, and saute until the fiddleheads are bright green and the shrimp is cooked, about 1 to 3 minutes per side, and set aside.

Add the wine (if using) and the lemon zest and juice, and deglaze the pan. Simmer until the liquid is reduced by half (about 3 to 5 minutes).

Add the fiddlehead and shrimp mixture, the spelt linguini, and the parsley (if using). Toss to coat.