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Shrimp Scampi

Recipe by Simone Lagomarsino

Description

We love shrimp in a variety of preparations, so we love this shrimp scampi, which can also be served with asparagus risotto.

At a Glance

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 07 minutes
Serves: 4 Servings

Equipment

No special culinary equipment is needed for this recipe.

Ingredients

 

2 tablespoons of Butter

2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

½ cup of Green Onion, finely chopped

½ cup of dry White Wine

5 cloves of Garlic, minced

1 pound of large Shrimp, shelled and deveined

½ teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes

Juice from 1-2 lemons, based upon your taste preference

Salt and Black Pepper, freshly ground, to your taste preference

Directions

 

In a large skillet, heat over a medium heat the extra virgin olive oil and butter, add the garlic, green onion, and red pepper flakes and cook the mixture for about 3 minutes.  Increase the heat to medium-high and add the shrimp and wine. Sauté it until the shrimp turn pink, which should be about 2 to 3 minutes.  Turn the shrimp over and cook for an additional minute or two.  Remove the shrimp from the heat and squeeze the lemon juice over the shrimp. 

 

Serving Suggestion:

 

This is delicious served as a stand-alone dish or served with or over Risotto with Asparagus (to see this recipe, click here) or pasta.

 

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