Shrimp Scampi with or without Wine or Beer
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  • 11 Minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Medium Heat
Shrimp Scampi with or without Wine or Beer


Recipe's Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
1 LB. Shrimps Shells Removed
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 Tablespoon Parsley - Fresh chopped, used as garnish
1/4 Cup Vinegar
3 Cloves of Garlic crushed
2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Variation
Instead of Vinegar, use 1/4 cup of White Wine
Instead of Vinegar, use 1/4 cup of Beer


Nutritional information for Shrimp Scampi with or without Wine or Beer

174
Calories
5.3g
Fat
1.5g
Saturated Fat
241mg
Cholesterol
285mg
Sodium
4g
Carbohydrate
0.5g
Fiber
0.5g
Sugar
26.2g
Protein

Shrimp Scampi is a simple and tasty recipe, quick to cook and have a sophisticated touch. Moreover, this recipe works with or without wine. In the recipe for Shrimp Scampi I've added both variations if you want to use white wine or not.

Did you Know?

If the Shrimp is a part of your diet, it may reduce your risk of developing cancer.

Ingredients

  • Variation

Steps for Shrimp Scampi with or without Wine or Beer

1
Done
2 Minutes

Mix ingredients

In a large frying pan, melt Butter, place the 2 tbsp. of Olive Oil and add crushed Garlic cloves. Saute for 1 minute. Then add 1/4 cup of Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Salt and Pepper to taste. Saute quickly, being careful not to overcook (about 30 seconds).

2
Done
5 Minutes

Cook the shrimps

Add the shrimps, season with salt and pepper to taste and sauté for 1-3 minutes on one side (until turn pink), then flip to the other side.

3
Done
1 Minute

Wrapp Up

Put the shrimps in the pan where you mixed the ingredients and saute for 1 minute more. Then, place in a serving dish and sprinkle with Parsley. Serve over rice, pasta or steamed vegetables. Bon appétit!

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Shrimp Scampi is a simple and tasty recipe, quick to cook and have a sophisticated touch. Moreover, this recipe works with or without wine. It is a recipe that can be prepared in just 10 minutes, perfect for hot days, outdoors, along with a glass of quality white wine. It is good to know that wine adds more flavor, so do not hesitate to use it during cooking. Also, when buying fresh shrimp, make sure their crust is not broken or slippery.


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About Shrimp Scampi with or without Wine or Beer Recipe

Shrimps do not need a great amount of time for cooking, this way keeps their flavor and juice. Be aware, too much cooking time makes the Shrimp Scampi less juicy and chewier. At the supermarket or in the grocery stores you can find shrimps with shells removed. But if you find them with coils attached, is good to know that you can remove the shells at home. Only remove the head, the crust, the tail, and finally the intestine. You can also try my other recipe for shrimp scampi, a more complex and more flavor added than this one. But never underestimate a simple recipe, because where are few ingredients, the flavor of the main one is more present. Therefore, this simple shrimp scampi recipe is for persons who really like the taste of shrimps. Moreover, if you want your shrimps to have a better flavor, I do recommend using the white wine variation. On the other hand, one of my cook friends is using beer instead of white wine, and the taste is also awesome. To know what variation you like more, prepare the scampi starting with the vinegar ingredient, another time with beer, and keep the wine variation last (in my opinion, this is the best). No matter how you make it, the shrimps will be creamy and tasty!

 

 

 

The versatile style for Shrimp Scampi

The Shrimp Scampi can be cooked on the grill, fried, baked, pan, practically in any way you choose, guaranteeing the perfect taste of afternoon meals. This “ingredient” fits well along with pasta, served in sauce, or eaten simply with rice. The recipes with Shrimp Scampi are versatile and appealing to everyone, no matter if they are cooks or family members. What is best about this recipe, you can save yourself a great deal of time, being so simple and quick to be cooked. No matter if you have brunch with your family, friends, or relatives, the shrimp scampi will always win you praises.

 

 

The original recipe of Shrimp Scampi

Originally, the dish referred to Shrimp Scampi was cooked in its own juices. Over the years and the restaurant owners’ desires (or cooks’ desires) to offer better flavors, the recipes graduated to being prepared in garlic and olive oil, in vinegar, and finally in wine or beer.

 

 

 

What sides go well with shrimp scampi?

A simple green salad is great as a side dish for shrimp scampi because it cuts the richness of the scampi with the fresh crispness of the tossed greens. Use bitter greens such as spinach, kale, and arugula for their pungency to cut the richness of the scampi, especially when adding cream to the dish.

leaf.tv sais (link above): “Shrimp scampi gets its rich flavor from a blend of butter, garlic, herbs and lemon. Although shrimp scampi can be served over pasta, serving it with a side dish or two, along with bread and appetizer, creates a bistro-style meal worthy of the dish’s European roots. Choose between starch and vegetable side dishes to complement this shellfish-based protein main course“.

 

 

Great for weight-loss

If you are on a diet for losing weight, the shrimp scampi can be added to your meal plan. But not only this simple recipe, but almost 90% of shrimp recipes. It has very low calories, low fat or saturated fat, and great fish-like nutrients. Therefore, if you have a weight-loss program, this is one of your brunch or lunch meals… or even dinner!

 


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Hello there, I’m Susan Anne Dale | Mother, Wife, Cook, Entrepreneur. I do not remember exactly when I started to cook, but now I cannot imagine life without the magic of this wonderful art. I hope you will enjoy my recipes written in a modern cooking style.

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