Saturday, April 21, 2012

Absolutely The Best Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp sauteed in olive oil, with a brandy sauce flavored with garlic shallots and oregano. Great served with a rice pilaf and salad!



  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • Ready In:
  • 20 Minutes
  • 20 Minutes
  • 40 Minutes
  • serving:4









Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh shrimp, shelled and deveined without tails
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
Directions
  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Mix thoroughly. Dredge shrimp in flour mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, saute dredged shrimp in olive oil for 5 minutes over high heat. Toss shrimp often to prevent burning. Transfer shrimp with a slotted spoon to a serving dish, leaving the oil in the pan.
  3. In the same pan, saute the garlic, shallot, parsley and oregano over medium heat for 3 minutes; stirring constantly. Spoon the mixture over the shrimp. Return pan to the heat. Preheat your broiler for medium heat.
  4. Pour the wine and brandy into the skillet and ignite with a match or lighter. When the flames die down, stir to loosen any browned bits on the bottom of the skillet; pour over shrimp.
  5. Place the serving dish of shrimp in a preheated broiler for about 2 minutes.
Nutrition
per serving
Calories
500
Total Fat
30 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
269 mg
Sodium
533 mg
Total Carbohydrates
16 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
36 g

2 comments:

  1. I would absolutely love this dish. I love shrimps. Love all the ingredients esp with more garlic. I will eat a big plate....mmmmm. Hope you have lots of fun cooking! MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

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