Gourmet Shrimp Scampi



Gourmet Shrimp Scampi

Scampi is a classic Italian dish that’s all about the flavors of garlic, wine, and succulent shrimp. This Gourmet Shrimp Scampi recipe elevates the traditional dish to a whole new level of deliciousness. With a rich, buttery sauce and perfectly cooked shrimp, it’s a restaurant-quality meal you can easily make at home.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, season with salt and black pepper, and cook for 1-2 minutes per side until they turn pink. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the remaining butter and minced garlic. Sauté for about a minute until fragrant, then add the red pepper flakes and white wine. Simmer for 2-3 minutes to reduce the wine.
  4. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, add lemon juice, and toss everything together. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until the shrimp are coated in the sauce.
  5. Serve the shrimp scampi over the cooked linguine, garnished with chopped parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the flavors of Italy with this Gourmet Shrimp Scampi recipe. Succulent shrimp, garlic, and wine sauce served over linguine make for a delightful meal.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 380, Fat 18g, Carbohydrates 32g, Protein 22g

This Gourmet Shrimp Scampi recipe is a true culinary delight. The combination of tender shrimp, garlic, and a luxurious white wine sauce will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. Serve it at your next dinner party or special occasion, and watch your guests savor every bite. It’s a dish that’s sure to become a family favorite, and you’ll find yourself coming back to it time and time again.

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