Creamy Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Impress guests with a simple take on a delicious seafood classic-- Shrimp Scampi. Featuring Waterfront Bistro shrimp, this creamy and decadent dish is sure to become a weeknight staple.
Total cook time
- 2-pounds Waterfront Bistro Shrimp (31-40 count), peeled and deveined, tail off
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 6 cloves garlic, chopped
- ½ cup dry white wine or chicken broth
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- 1 lemon, zest and juice
Thaw shrimp per package instructions.
In a large non-stick sauté pan over medium high heat, melt butter.
Add shrimp and garlic. Cook until pink, stirring often, 4 - 6 minutes.
Transfer to a bowl. Set aside.
Add wine to pan and reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Add cream and continue to cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.
Remove from heat. Add cheese, parsley, cooked shrimp, and lemon zest and juice. Stir to combine.
Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
Serve with pasta, steamed vegetables, or French bread.
Step 9 :: Helpful Hints
Cook thoroughly to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F as measured by a food thermometer.
Step 10 :: Helpful Hints
For a thicker sauce, blend 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 teaspoon of water. Add to the hot sauce before adding the shrimp.
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.