Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi



Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi

Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi is a delightful seafood dish that combines the rich flavors of succulent shrimp, creamy garlic sauce, and a hint of lemon. This recipe is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy dinner at home. The creamy sauce pairs perfectly with the tender shrimp, creating a mouthwatering dish that will impress your family and guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the butter and garlic, and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  2. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and opaque.
  3. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the heavy cream, chicken broth, and Parmesan cheese. Stir continuously until the sauce thickens.
  5. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and add the lemon juice and fresh parsley. Stir to combine and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi hot over cooked pasta or with crusty bread for a complete meal.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi is a delectable seafood dish featuring tender shrimp in a rich and creamy garlic sauce with a touch of lemon. It’s a restaurant-quality meal that you can easily make at home.

Nutrition: Calories – 320kcal, Fat – 22g, Protein – 23g, Carbohydrates – 6g

Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi is a dish that combines simplicity with elegance. The creamy garlic sauce coats each shrimp perfectly, and the addition of lemon juice brightens up the flavors. Whether you’re preparing it for a special occasion or a weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite. So, give it a try and enjoy a taste of gourmet dining right at home.

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