Shrimp Scampi

Kathleen Riemer


copycat red lobster


★★★★★ 1 vote



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    1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
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    1 tablespoon pure olive oil
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    2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped
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    1 1/2 cups white wine, i use chardonnay
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    1/2 fresh lemon, juice only
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    1 teaspoon italian seasoning
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    1/2 cup softened butter
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    1 tablespoon parsley
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    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Shrimp Scampi


  1. 1 Heat cast iron skillet and add olive oil.
    2 Add shrimp and cook until tender and no longer translucent, reduce heat. Remove Shrimp and set aside.
    3 Add garlic and cook 2-3 minutes. Do not allow garlic to brown - it will make it bitter.
    4 Add white wine, and lemon juice.
    5 Cook until wine is reduced by half. After it is reduced, add Italian seasoning.
    6 Reduce heat to low, and add butter. If pan is too hot, the butter will separate.
    7 Add shrimp back into sauce, add parsley, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
    8 Sprinkle with grated Parmesan Cheese.

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About Shrimp Scampi

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood

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