Shrimp Scampi with Beer

Shrimp Scampi with Beer

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares a favorite recipe. Beer, lime and cilantro put a new twist on an old favorite to make a quick and easy meal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
lb uncooked medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, peeled, deveined (tail shells removed)
6
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
medium green onions, finely chopped (3 tablespoons)
1/4
cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Red pepper sauce, if desired
Salt and pepper
2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat until butter is melted. Add shrimp; cook and stir 1 minute. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. Add onions, beer, lime juice and Worcestershire sauce. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink (do not overcook). Season to taste with red pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Purchasing
Mexican beer works well in this recipe.
Variation
If you like things spicy, the red pepper sauce adds a kick to these shrimp.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.