Shrimp Scampi. Low carb.


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For 4 servings-

  • 1 lb of shrimp deveined and no tails
  • 1/2 of the juice from a lemon
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 4 or 5 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp of chopped fresh parsley (dried is fine if fresh is unavailable)
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch of red chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  1. Clean all shrimp. Remove tails and devein them.
  2. Heat olive oil and butter in a pan on medium heat.
  3. Once it’s melted, add in the wine, parsley, garlic, sea salt, pepper, chili flakes, and lemon.
  4. Bring to a quick boil and after that happens turn back to a simmer.
  5. Simmer wine mixture for 3-5 minutes.
  6. After that add pink to pan. Cook for about 5 minutes or until pink. Make sure you get both sides of the shrimp cooked. Don’t overcook or they will be rubbery!
  7. Serve immediately.

This is great. Super simple. 1 net gram of carb per serving.

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8 responses to “Shrimp Scampi. Low carb.

  1. nom, nom, nom that is all

  2. That actually looks amazing. The worst thing about dieting is that I feel guilty stuffing my boyfriend full of spinach and plain fish when all he really wants is a Dominos, but scampi is one of his favourite foods so this would be ideal for us to eat together without me feeling like I am starving him!

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  3. Looks amazing! Will have to give this a try! Looks like a decent snack for me! My caloric needs are rather high thanks to body building diet!

  4. Yay! This served over some veggie noodles would be AMAZING. Thanks for the recipe.

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