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Shrimp Scampi

Low Carbohydrate Recipe

Ingredients in this shrimp scampi recipe include shrimp, garlic, Italian flat leaf parsley, white wine, hot red pepper flakes and lemon juice.

Shrimp for Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 large garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian flat leaf parsley
1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 pinch dried hot red pepper flakes
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 pound large shrimp, shelled, deveined

Recipe Directions

Heat butter and oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat until foam subsides. Add garlic, parsley, lemon juice, wine, pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 3 minutes.

Add shrimp to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, until shrimp are pink. Remove from the heat. Place shrimp on a serving plate and pour sauce from the skillet over them. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

This recipe yields 2 servings
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
Net Carbs: 4.5 grams; Fiber: 0.5 grams; Protein: 30 grams; Fat: 26.5 grams; Calories: 418

Exchanges: 6 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 5 Fat

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