Savory Garlic Shrimp Scampi



Savory Garlic Shrimp Scampi

Creating culinary magic often involves a harmonious blend of flavors, and our Savory Garlic Shrimp Scampi recipe is a testament to this culinary alchemy. Imagine succulent shrimp bathed in a rich, garlicky sauce, tantalizing your taste buds with every bite. This dish effortlessly marries the freshness of seafood with the robustness of garlic, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your palate.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Cooked linguine or spaghetti for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes, sautéing until the garlic is golden and fragrant.
  2. Add the shrimp to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside.
  3. Deglaze the pan with white wine, scraping up any brown bits from the bottom. Add chicken broth and simmer until the sauce slightly thickens.
  4. Return the shrimp to the pan, tossing them in the sauce until they are well-coated.
  5. Stir in freshly chopped parsley and lemon zest. Cook for another minute to meld the flavors.
  6. Serve the savory garlic shrimp scampi over a bed of cooked linguine or spaghetti. Garnish with additional parsley and lemon slices if desired.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Indulge in the luxurious flavors of our Savory Garlic Shrimp Scampi, where succulent shrimp meets a garlicky symphony, creating a dish that’s nothing short of a culinary masterpiece.

Nutritional information: Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 28g

Creating this dish is not just about cooking; it’s about crafting an experience. From the sizzle of shrimp in the pan to the aroma of garlic filling the kitchen, every moment is a celebration of taste and tradition. Whether you’re preparing it for a cozy dinner at home or a gathering of friends, this Savory Garlic Shrimp Scampi recipe promises a gastronomic adventure that delights and satisfies in equal measure. Bon appétit!

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