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Shrimp Scampi

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 25 min.
White wine and butter make this an especially decadent version of shrimp scampi.

Ingredients

  • 16 jumbo (U/15) shrimp, (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 ounce olive oil
  • 2 ounces whole butter cut into small cubes
  • 2 ounces dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Italian parsley
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 6 ounces shrimp stock or chicken stock
  • 4 ounces dry capellini pasta or angel hair
  • 2 roma tomatoes peeled, seeded and diced small
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Cook 4 ounces of dry pasta in 2 quarts salted boiling water until cooked to your taste, drain and reserve.
  • Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and saute the shrimp in olive oil turning once after 1 minute. Add garlic and saute 1 more minute.
  • Add tomatoes, wine and lemon juice, reduce by half. Add stock and parsley and bring to simmer.
  • Slowly stir in whole butter and remove from heat. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat with sauce.
  • To serveTwirl pasta into 4 even portions in a medium pasta bowl or shallow plate. Place shrimp around pasta and spoon remaining sauce over pasta and shrimp.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 431
  Calories from Fat 178 (41%)
(31%)Total Fat 20g
(43%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(24%)Cholesterol 73mg
(8%)Sodium 196mg
(17%)Potassium 584mg
Total Carbohydrate 48g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(30%)Protein 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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