Simple and Healthy Shrimp Scampi

shrimp_scampi
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Recipe: Simple and Healthy Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds med raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on)
  • 6-8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup + 1 T minced parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 4 lemon wedges

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Saute the shrimp until just pink, around 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and continue cooking while stirring constantly, about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon transfer the shrimp to a platter and tent with foil to keep them warm.
  2. In the skillet, combine the broth, wine, lemon juice, 1/4 cup of the parsley, the salt and pepper; and bring it to a boil. Boil uncovered until reduced by half.
  3. Divide the shrimp out and place onto 4 plates. Spoon the sauce over the shrimp. Serve garnished with the lemon wedges and sprinkled with the remaining tablespoon of parsley. Enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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