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Shrimp Scampi

This shrimp scampi recipe is made with jumbo shrimp sauteed in a garlic butter and lemon wine sauce.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 485 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs. extra large shrimp (16-20 count) , peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced , about 4 cloves
  • 3 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup dry white wine*
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes, optional
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • chopped fresh parsley, to garnish
  • lingiuni pasta, for serving

Instructions
 

  • Cook the linguini pasta in boiling salted water for 10 minutes. While the pasta is cooking get all of the ingredients prepped.
  • Add the butter and olive oil to a large saute pan.
  • Once the butter has melted, add the shrimp and minced garlic and saute for 1 minute, flip the shrimp and saute an additional minute.
  • Add the lemon juice, white wine, chicken broth, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally until the shrimp are cooked through. About 5 minutes. Stir in the red pepper flakes if using.
  • Taste and season with more salt if needed. Serve over cooked linguini pasta and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

Notes

*Chicken broth can be substituted if desired. 

Nutrition

Calories: 485kcalCarbohydrates: 5.4gProtein: 52.2gFat: 22.5gSaturated Fat: 9.6gCholesterol: 508mgSodium: 796mgPotassium: 460mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.7gCalcium: 214mgIron: 1mg
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