SuperBowl Party 2017 Hors d’Oeuvres Part 3 Shrimp Scampi

How did an entree fall on my finger food menu… hmmmmmmm… Sister-in-law…. and Mother-in-law… they need a MEAL…SHi@! Well that said….Let’s make a Shrimp Scampi….It is an easy menu item that is usually served over pasta or rice… but gets neither in my party.

Shrimp Scampi

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

4 garlic cloves, minced

½ cup dry white wine or broth

¾ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste

teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste

Freshly ground black pepper

1 ¾ pounds large or extra-large shrimp, shelled

cup chopped parsley

Freshly squeezed juice of half a lemon


In a large skillet, melt butter with olive oil.

Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Add wine, salt, red pepper flakes and plenty of black pepper

Bring to a simmer.

Let wine reduce by half, about 2 minutes.

Add shrimp and sauté until they just turn pink, 2 to 4 minutes depending upon their size.

Stir in the parsley and lemon juice

Plate and serve immediately (sauce will break if you are slow)

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