Ultimate Shrimp Scampi



Ultimate Shrimp Scampi

Create a mouthwatering dish that will transport you straight to the Italian coast with this Ultimate Shrimp Scampi recipe. The harmonious blend of succulent shrimp, fragrant garlic, white wine, and zesty lemon creates a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds tingling.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 8 ounces linguine or spaghetti

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes per side until they turn pink. Remove the shrimp and set aside.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, add white wine and lemon juice to the skillet. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, allowing the sauce to reduce slightly.
  5. Stir in the butter and red pepper flakes (if using) until the sauce thickens slightly. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and toss them in the sauce. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until heated through.
  7. Serve the shrimp scampi over the cooked pasta, garnished with chopped parsley. Enjoy your Ultimate Shrimp Scampi!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the ultimate seafood delight with this delectable Shrimp Scampi. The tender shrimp bathed in a luscious garlic and lemon sauce, served over perfectly cooked pasta, will have your taste buds dancing with joy.

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 380 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 22g

Create cherished moments around the dinner table with this Ultimate Shrimp Scampi recipe. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a family gathering, the flavors of this dish will leave a lasting impression. The succulent shrimp, aromatic garlic, and the hint of citrus make every bite a delight. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to savor this culinary masterpiece.

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