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Lighter Shrimp Scampi

(2 Votes)
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
3 Min

This is our favorite lighter recipe for shrimp scampi! Made with olive oil instead of butter, the plump shrimp bathe in the light but flavorful sauce. Toss with pasta and it's ready for a weeknight dinner or a fancy company dinner!

What You'll Need:
  • 1 pound uncooked linguine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • 12 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
What To Do:
  1. Cook linguine according to package directions; drain and cover to keep warm.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, garlic, salt, and pepper, and saute 2 to 3 minutes, until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through.
     
  3. Reduce heat to low and add wine and parsley; simmer 1 to 2 minutes.
     
  4. Toss shrimp with linguine and serve immediately.
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The recipe is very good. I used the 12 cloves of garlic and it was perfect!

Is 12 cloves of garlic correct?? Is it over whelming?

Sounds like a lot of garlic to me. I do use the juice of one lemon and its zest, along with white wine AND chicken broth. It is yummy!

I think you could use chicken broth or white grape juice. I've never tried it; however, the alcohol in wine cooks off anyway, leaving only the flavor of the wine--so the grape juice might be more true to this recipe than the chicken broth. Give it a try and let us know how you like it!

Why so much garlic--seems like all you would taste is garlic. 12 cloves is a lot!

Can you use chicken broth instead of wine? Good recipe but need alternative for wine

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