How to Cook Shrimp Scampi for Two

Filed under Seafood Tips & Facts on February 6, 2014. Tags Shrimp Scampi.

How-to-Cook-Shrimp-ScampiA long day at work can definitely contribute to that HA-NGRY (hungry/angry) feeling we get when we walk through the door. This quick fix meal with Shrimp is loaded with protein, vitamin D, zinc as well as being a fantastic carbohydrate-free food for anyone trying to watch their figure.

They are also supercharged with vitamin B12 and Selenium. And, it is guaranteed to be a mood changer!

Food.com has a fantastic recipe for Shrimp Scampi. Not only is this easy prep (10 minutes) and a fast meal (10 minutes cooking time) – but it also a fresh, healthy meal option!

In a large non-stick skillet, heat about 2 tsps. of olive oil. Sauté up about ¾ lbs of Shrimp until it is just about pink. Add about 3 to 4 garlic cloves minced into the mix for about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon transfer the shrimp to a platter to keep them warm. From there, you want to take 1/4 cup of chicken broth, white wine, lemon juice and some parsley, salt and pepper to taste and bring to a boil. Boil uncovered until the sauce is reduced by half. Spoon the sauce over the shrimp and serve with a lemon wedge and parsley for a garnish.