Shrimp Scampi

Posted: January 21, 2018 in Recipes

shrimpscampyShrimp scampi must be served right from the stove for the best texture. If it has to sit, the shrimp becomes slightly soggy as it soaks up the sauce.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutes

Total: 10 minutes

Serves: 10

1 lb. medium shrimp
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
½ cup dry white wine
½ cup fish stock
¼ cup cold unsalted butter
½ cup chopped parsley


Step 1. Peel and devein the shrimp (leave the tails intact). Rinse in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large sauté pan. Season the shrimp with pepper and add to the hot oil. Sauté for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Step 3. Add the garlic, then lemon juice and wine, stirring constantly. Sauté for 1 minute, then add the stock. Cook for 3 minutes.

Step 4. Add the cold butter, stir until melted, and remove from heat. Sprinkle with the parsley and serve.

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