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FLORIDA SHRIMP SCAMPI

Florida shrimp is naturally low in carbohydrates, saturated and other fats and calories, making it an ideal choice for a low-carb and healthy lifestyle. The product is also recommended for its omega-3 fatty acid, which medical research shows reduces the risk of heart disease. In addition to the health benefits, Florida shrimp also has a sweet distinct flavor sure to please the most discriminating palette.

Yield: 4 servings.
 

INGREDIENTS

    • 1½ pounds Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 4 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 1/2 cup thinly sliced Florida green onions
    • 1/4 cup dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup chopped Florida parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • lemon slices for garnish
    • parsley sprigs for garnish
     

DIRECTIONS

Rinse Florida shrimp and set aside.

Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat.

Add garlic and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until softened but not browned.

Add Florida shrimp, Florida green onions, wine and lemon juice; cook until shrimp are pink and firm, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

Add chopped Florida parsley and pepper before serving.

Garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs if desired.
 

NUTRITION
Per serving:
calories 398, calories from fat 221, fat total 25g, saturated fat 14g, cholesterol 322mg, total carbohydrates 2g, protein 35g, Omega 3 fatty acids 0.93g.
 

Florida Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture
 

 

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