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Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
6 garlic cloves, pressed
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup dry white wine
Kosher salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 large lemon, juiced
Pasta or rice (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and sauté for a minute or two, making sure not to overcook it.

Add shrimp and sauté for a couple of minutes, just until they turn pink. Place shrimp in a bowl.

Melt the butter in the skillet. Stir in the wine, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium; cook for a couple of minutes.

Return shrimp to the pan and heat for a minute.

Add the fresh parsley and lemon juice and toss well to coat. Serve over angel hair pasta or rice.

 

 

 

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