Grilled Salmon Scampi Spaghetti

Serves 4


  • 4 (6 to 8 oz.) pieces of salmon, grilled just until flaky
  • 4 cups cooked spaghetti or linguini noodles (cooked according to package directions)
  • 2 cups freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • 4 Tablespoons capers
  • Your favorite Scampi Sauce OR homemade scampi sauce (recipe below)
  • Lots of fresh lemon wedges for squeezing over the top of the fish
  • Fresh basil and lemon thyme sprigs
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Homemade Scampi Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped green onion
  • 3 teaspoons freshly minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley


Heat butter and olive oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook for one minute or just until the onion and garlic is lightly golden and fragrant. Add the white wine and lemon juice. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon zest and parsley.

To serve:

For each serving: Place 1 cup of noodles in each of 4 serving size pasta bowls. Top with some of the scampi sauce, a generous amount of fresh Parmesan cheese, a piece of grilled salmon, 1 Tablespoon of the capers, fresh basil and thyme sprigs, salt and pepper, and a few lemon wedges for squeezing over the fish.