Shrimp Scampi With Vermouth

Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp Scampi With Vermouth. Melanie Acevedo/Photodisc/Getty
  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 12 appetizers (12 servings)
Ratings

Shrimp scampi is always a favorite, and so easy! Serve this scampi as an appetizer with toothpicks.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds shrimp (extra large, about 50 to 60, peeled and deveined)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup vermouth (dry) 
  • 2 cloves garlic (large, crushed)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (freshly ground) 
  • 3 tablespoons parsley (fresh, chopped) 
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh, about 1 large lemon)

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil over medium-low heat in a large skillet.
  2. Sauté shrimp; add vermouth, garlic, salt, and pepper; simmer until liquid is almost evaporated.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and lemon juice.
  4. Gently stir and serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or serve with hot cooked rice or pasta.