Heavenly Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi


Heavenly Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Heavenly Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

If you’re looking for a mouthwatering seafood dish that’s both elegant and easy to prepare, look no further than our Heavenly Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi recipe. Bursting with the rich flavors of garlic, butter, and succulent shrimp, this dish is a true crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 8 ounces linguine or your choice of pasta

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook the pasta until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 1-2 minutes per side until they turn pink. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, melt the butter. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes (if using). Sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Pour in the white wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes to reduce slightly.
  5. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet. Add chopped parsley and season with salt and black pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring gently to coat the shrimp in the flavorful sauce.
  6. Serve the garlic butter shrimp scampi over the cooked linguine. Garnish with additional fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Indulge in the heavenly flavors of garlic, butter, and perfectly cooked shrimp with our Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi recipe. It’s a quick and delicious dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutritional Information: (per serving)

  • Calories: 360
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 2g

Indulge in the heavenly flavors of garlic, butter, and perfectly cooked shrimp with our Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi recipe. It’s a quick and delicious dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two or a special family meal, this recipe will impress your guests and leave them craving for more. Enjoy the rich, savory sauce that complements the tender shrimp and the al dente pasta. Heavenly Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi is a classic dish that never goes out of style. Give it a try, and it will become a favorite in your household!