Garlic & Herb Shrimp Sauté

Closeup of shrimp scampi with sauteed garlic, lemony sauce and broccoli

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Shrimp Scampi and Linguine

Garlic & Herb Shrimp Sauté

Here is a super easy weeknight meal.  You can serve over cooked pasta if you like.  My Garlic & Herb Shrimp is absolutely delicious!  Spur-of-the-moment hosting is no hassle with this simple, but delightfully sumptuous entrée.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 Pounds Fresh or Frozen Large Shrimp In Shells

1 Medium Thinly Sliced Leeks or 3 Thinly Sliced Green Onions

1/2 Teaspoon Crushed Dried Basil

5 Minced Garlic Cloves

3 Tablespoons Olive Oil

2 Tablespoons Dry White Wine

1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

1 Tablespoons Snipped Fresh Parsley

If your shrimp is frozen make sure to thaw it in the fridge.  Do NOT thaw on the counter. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp. Pat dry with paper towels and set aside. In a large-size sauté add olive oil and turn heat to medium-high. Add shrimp, leeks (or green onions), basil, and garlic. Cook for about 4 minutes until shrimp are opaque. Slowly add white wine, lemon juice, kosher salt, and pepper. Cook and stir for 2 minutes JUST until heated through. Stir in parsley and cook for another 30 seconds. Remove from heat and serve alone or over cooked pasta. Serves 4

    Victoria

    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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