Spring is just about here and this delicious Shrimp Scampi & Chive recipe from midwestliving.com is the perfect way to celebrate. It’ll taste like you spent much more than the 15 minutes it takes to get this dish ready. Great for weeknight dinners or weekend gatherings, this is one yummy meal. And don’t forget the crusty bread for sopping up the luscious butter sauce!
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 pound raw jumbo shrimp (21 to 25 count), shelled, tails left on
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons coarsely chopped chives
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and red pepper; cook 1 minute. Add shrimp; cook 1 minute. Turn shrimp. Add wine and salt; cook 1 minute more.
Remove from heat; stir in chives and lemon juice. Serve in bowls with bread for soaking up liquid.