Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine or broth
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  •  teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  •  Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ¾ pounds large or extra-large shrimp, shelled
  •  cup chopped parsley
  •  Freshly squeezed juice of half a lemon
  •  Cooked pasta or crusty bread

Directions

In a large skillet, melt butter with olive oil. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add wine or broth, salt, red pepper flakes and plenty of black pepper and bring to a simmer. Let wine reduce by half, about 2 minutes.

Add shrimp and sauté until they just turn pink, 2 to 4 minutes depending upon their size. Stir in the parsley and lemon juice and serve over pasta or accompanied by crusty bread.

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