Special Shrimp Scampi

Special Shrimp Scampi


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Dress up classic shrimp scampi in a light lemon sauce with the addition of avocado and cheese for a quick bundle of flavor. Serve over pasta, spaghetti squash, rice, or patty shells. This recipe is from Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFICĀ® Gulf Coast Favorites.

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4 servings


  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 Tbs. red onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbs. parsley, finely chopped
  • dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. med. peeled shrimp
  • 3 Tbs. white wine
  • 1/3 C. avocado, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 C. Parmesan cheese, grated

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In large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat, sauté garlic, red onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice.  Add shrimp; continue cooking 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Add white wine, salt and pepper to taste, continue cooking shrimp 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are done.  Remove from heat, stir in avocado and cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 205, Calories from fat (%) 52, Fat (g) 12, Saturated Fat (g) 3, Cholesterol (mg) 174, Sodium (mg) 263, Carbohydrate (g) 3, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Sugars (g) 1, Protein (g) 20, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 2 fat

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