Shrimp Scampi


  • 1 1/2 lbs large shrimp

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2/3 cup bottled clam juice or reduced-sodium, low-fat chicken broth

  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • Salt to taste

  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 tsp cornstarch blended with 1 tbsp water

  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  • 1. Shell and devein shrimp.

  • 2. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add oil and heat over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until tender, 2 minutes.

  • 3. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, until almost cooked through, 3 minutes. Add clam juice, lemon juice, salt and red pepper flakes and bring to boil. Cook until shrimp are opaque throughout, about 1 minute.

  • 4. With slotted spoon, transfer shrimp to serving plates. Bring liquid in skillet to boil, stir in cornstarch mixture; cook, stirring, until sauce is lightly thickened, about 1 minute. Stir in parsley and spoon sauce over shrimp.

Serves 6
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