Shrimp Scampi-Style

This shrimp appetizer has a traditional sauce of garlic, shallots, white wine, and lemon juice.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
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Shrimp Scampi-Style
Ingredients
24
large shrimp (about 1-1/2 pounds total)
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons unsalted butter
2
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3
tablespoons minced garlic
1/3
cup minced shallots
2
cups dry white wine
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon finely chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
2
teaspoons snipped fresh thyme
Directions
  1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, combine butter and olive oil. Heat over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add shallots; cook and stir until tender, about 3 minutes. Add shrimp, wine, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque, stirring occasionally. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon; cover and keep warm.
  3. Continue to gently boil liquid in skillet, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until liquid is slightly thickened and reduced to about 1 cup. Stir in parsley and thyme.
  4. Return shrimp to skillet and toss gently to coat with liquid in skillet. Transfer to a serving dish; serve warm. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Shrimp Scampi-Style)
    Per serving:
  • 189 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 105 mg chol.,
  • 388 mg sodium,
  • 6 g carb.,
  • 14 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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