Shrimp Scampi


  • 1 lb extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails on
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbs garlic, minced
  • 1 and 1/2 cups white wine
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs fresh parsley
  • In a large saute pan add the olive oil and 1 tbs of the the butter. Add the shrimp and saute for about 1 minute on each side. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add the garlic and saute for about 1 minute, then add the white wine, lemon juice, oregano and remaining butter.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until sauce reduces and somewhat thickens.
  • Add the shrimp back to the pan and saute for  another 2 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with parsley and serve on a large platter or in individual bowls.

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