Lemony Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 16 large uncooked shrimp (21-25 per lb), peeled and deveined
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 4   garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dry white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 4 tbsp (60 mL) butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) finely grated fresh lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) coarsely ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in 10” (24-cm) Sauté Pan over medium-high heat 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. Add shrimp; cook 20-30 seconds per side or until browned. Add parsley, pressed garlic and pepper flakes. Cook and stir 5-10 seconds or until fragrant. Remove shrimp from pan; set aside.

  2. Using Chef’s Tongs, carefully wipe out pan with paper towel. Add wine and butter to pan. Bring to a simmer and cook 3-4 minutes or until thickened. Add shrimp, lemon zest and black pepper; simmer 30 seconds. Serve immediately.

Yield:

  • 2  servings

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 470, Total Fat 31 g, Saturated Fat 16 g, Cholesterol 240 mg, Sodium 1010 mg, Carbohydrate 7 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 20 g

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