Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi



Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi

If you’re looking for a delightful seafood dish that’s bursting with flavor, look no further than our Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi. This dish is a perfect blend of succulent shrimp, tangy lemon, and rich butter, making it a go-to choice for seafood enthusiasts.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked pasta or crusty bread for serving

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Pour in the lemon juice and lemon zest, then stir to combine.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Sprinkle the chopped parsley over the shrimp and toss to coat.
  7. Serve the Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi over cooked pasta or with crusty bread for soaking up the delicious sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi is a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. The combination of garlic, lemon, and butter creates a mouthwatering sauce that pairs perfectly with tender shrimp. Serve it over pasta or with crusty bread to make it a complete meal. It’s a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 30g

For an unforgettable seafood experience, try our Zesty Lemon Butter Shrimp Scampi today. With its bold flavors and simple preparation, it’s sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection.

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