Other Side Dishes
Awesome ~ Sherried ~ Scampi
1 - 1 1/2
raw shrimp, peeled and deveined - rinsed and patted dry
each - kosher salt & black pepper
each - olive oil & dry sherry
garlic - slice 6 thinly and mince the other two
red bell pepper, chopped small
1/4 - 1/2
red pepper flakes
2 - 3
fresh parsley, chopped
fresh squeezed lemon juice
1Rinse shrimp and pat dry, place in a bowl and toss with salt & pepper - set aside.
2In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add the garlic slivers and cook until golden. Stir occasionally so they don't burn on one side.
3Remove garlic to a small dish.
4Now to the oil, add the red bell pepper and pepper flakes. cook until pepper is soft and tender.
5In the same pan, turn the heat to high - now, add the shrimp and cook for about a minute on one side( or until pink ) and flip to the other side.
6Add the sherry and cook just until shrimp are completely cooked through, about 1 minute.
7Remove shrimp to serving plate.
8Add the parsley, minced garlic and butter to the pan. Stir and simmer until sauce thickens...about 1 minute.
9Pour sauce over the shrimp and sprinkle with garlic slivers.
Serve with a salad and a nice crusty piece of bread....it's delicious dipped in the sauce.
Originally Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014