Shrimp Scampi Recipe: Savory Seafood Sensation

by | Aug 24, 2023 | Featured Recipes, Homemade Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Seafood Recipes | 0 comments

Hi, busy bees! Today I’m going to share with you my Shrimp Scampi Recipe. I remember the first time I tried it at a seaside restaurant during a family vacation, and it’s simply delicious! 🍤

I’m recreating that magical experience right here at home. As I cook the garlic and melt the butter in the pan, I add some white wine, a squeeze of lemon juice, and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for that extra kick. 🔥

As the scampi sauce thickened, coating the tender shrimp in its creamy goodness. 😋 Once the shrimp were cooked through and the sauce had thickened slightly, I garnished the dish with fresh parsley for a pop of color and a hint of freshness.

Finally, it was time to dig in. Each bite of the juicy shrimp, soaked in the flavorful garlic and butter sauce, brings a burst of flavor to our taste buds. It was a delightful dinner that made us feel like we were dining at a fancy seafood restaurant. The best part? It took less than 30 minutes to prepare, making it a perfect option for busy weeknights.

So, if you’re looking for a dish that brings a taste of the sea and adds a touch of luxury to your dinner table, give this Shrimp Scampi Recipe a try. Happy cooking and happy eating, busy bees! 🐝

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup of white wine
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  2. Add 4 cloves of minced garlic to the melted butter and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add 1 pound of peeled and deveined shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Pour in 1/4 cup of chicken broth, 1/4 cup of white wine, and the juice of half a lemon.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Allow the sauce to simmer and thicken slightly for a few minutes, ensuring the shrimp is fully cooked.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  8. Serve the Shrimp Scampi hot and enjoy!

Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Succulent shrimp cooked in a flavorful garlic butter sauce, this Shrimp Scampi recipe is a mouthwatering seafood delight.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Scampi, Seafood, Shrimp
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  • Add 4 cloves of minced garlic to the melted butter and sauté until fragrant.
  • Add 1 pound of peeled and deveined shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque.
  • Pour in 1/4 cup of chicken broth, 1/4 cup of white wine, and the juice of half a lemon.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Allow the sauce to simmer and thicken slightly for a few minutes, ensuring the shrimp is fully cooked.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Serve the Shrimp Scampi hot and enjoy!

 



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