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Weeknight Shrimp Scampi With Wild RiceREADY IN: 20 Minutes



1 Package                 Wild Rice
(Follow package instructions, but use chicken stock instead of water for more flavor)

1 lb.                            Large Shrimp (20-25 Count), peeled and deveined

1½ Teaspoons         Creole Seasoning

¼ Teaspoon             Italian Seasoning

½ Teaspoon             Salt (Plus more for seasoning)

¼ Teaspoon             Black Pepper (Plus more for seasoning)

1 Tablespoon           Olive Oil

4 Tablespoons         Unsalted Butter, cubed

1 Tablespoon            Minced Garlic

½ Cup                       Dry White Wine (Sauvignon Blanc)

¼ Cup                       Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

1 Tablespoon           Chopped Parsley


  1. Start wild rice.
  2. Toss shrimp in medium bowl with creole seasoning, Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper.
  3. Place the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and spread them evenly in the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes and quickly turn. Add the garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds. Add the white wine and lemon juice to the pan and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Add the parsley and stir to combine. Serve immediately, spooned over wild rice.

NOTE: Both creole seasoning and Italian seasoning are available in the spice isle of your grocery store.

Peeled and deveined shrimp are available at Sam’s or Costco.

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