Shrimp Scampi in White Wine

A delicious dinner you’ll want to make tonight.

Makes 4 servings.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 6 minutes


1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen and thawed large scampi or  shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails left on

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/4 cup minced parsley

1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic dry white wine

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper


1. Rinse scampi and pat dry. In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add the parsley, basil, and garlic and cook for 1 minute.

2. Stir in the scampi, wine, lemon juice, lemon rind, salt, and pepper. Cook, covered, for 4 to 5 minutes or just until the scampi turn opaque, stirring occasionally. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Information

1 Serving: Calories 149. Total Fat 7 g. Saturated Fat 4 g. Protein 18 g. Carbohydrate 2 g. Fiber 0 g. Sodium 380 mg. Cholesterol 177 mg.

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