Shrimp Scampi with Beer

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Mexican beer works well in this recipe.

If you like things spicy, the red pepper sauce adds a kick to these shrimp.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
256
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
230mg
76%
Sodium
1160mg
48%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
2%
Sugars
1g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
12%
12%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.