Buttery Garlic Herb Shrimp Scampi



Buttery Garlic Herb Shrimp Scampi

If you’re searching for a delightful seafood delight, look no further than this Buttery Garlic Herb Shrimp Scampi recipe. This dish perfectly combines succulent shrimp, aromatic garlic, and a medley of fresh herbs to create a mouthwatering experience that will leave your taste buds dancing. The aroma of sizzling garlic and herbs will fill your kitchen, creating an irresistible anticipation for the feast that awaits.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Cooked linguine or spaghetti, for serving

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes; sauté until fragrant.
  2. Add the shrimp to the skillet, season with salt and black pepper, and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Pour in the chicken broth and lemon juice. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the sauce to slightly thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in chopped parsley.
  5. Serve the shrimp scampi over cooked linguine or spaghetti. Garnish with additional parsley and lemon wedges if desired.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Enjoy a taste of the sea with this Buttery Garlic Herb Shrimp Scampi. It’s a quick, easy, and incredibly flavorful dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 280, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 35g

Make this delectable recipe and let its flavors transport you to the coastal regions where seafood is not just a dish but a tradition. The combination of buttery goodness, garlic aroma, and the freshness of herbs creates a harmony that makes every bite a delightful experience. Whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a dinner party, this Buttery Garlic Herb Shrimp Scampi will undoubtedly be the star of the table. Bon appétit!

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