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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Simple And Delicious Seafood Scampi

I love shrimp  and scallops no matter how it's served.  This delicious dish is easy to prepare.  Let them think you overworked yourself in the kitchen.  It will be our little secret.


                                                                Seafood Scampi
 


Ingredients:                                          Yield: 4 servings

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 lb. sea scallops

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

6 garlic cloves, minced

1/4 cup lemon juice

3 tablespoons white wine

2 tablespoons fresh parsley

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat; add shrimp and cook stirring occasionally until opaque, about 3 minutes.  Transfer cooked shrimp to a bowl.  In same skillet heat the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil at medium high heat and add scallops, stir occasionally until opaque, about 3 minutes. Transfer scallops to shrimp bowl.  In skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter, add garlic, stirring until fragrant; add lemon juice and wine; simmer until sauce thickens.  Whisk in remaining 3 tablespoons butter, add parsley and season with salt and pepper.  Add shrimp and scallops to skillet and toss with sauce.

You can serve individually as an appetizer or over white rice.

Enjoy


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