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Butter Garlic Shrimp Scampi
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Serves 4 |
Quick, easy to prepare and absolutely delicious.
|1/2 cup unsalted butter|
|1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes|
|4 cloves garlic, minced|
|1 shallot, diced|
|1 1/2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined|
|Salt, to taste|
|Ground black pepper, to taste|
|1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice|
|2 teaspoons lemon zest|
|3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley|
- Place butter in a large skillet and bring to medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add red pepper flakes, minced garlic and diced shallots. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes.
- Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Drizzle lemon juice over shrimp and sprinkle lemon zest and parsley. Stir together well.
- Transfer shrimp scampi to serving plates and enjoy!