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Shrimp Monterey

 Shrimp Monterey
For a special occasion or when company's coming, this delicious seafood dish makes a lasting impression. You'll be surprised at how fast you can prepare it. A mild, fresh-tasting sauce and the Monterey Jack cheese nicely complement the shrimp, I serve it over pasta or rice. —Jane Birch Edison, New Jersey
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a skillet over medium heat, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute.
  • Add shrimp; cook for 4-5 minutes or until pink. Using a slotted
  • spoon, transfer shrimp to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; set
  • aside and keep warm.
  • Add wine to the skillet; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 5 minutes
  • or until sauce is reduced. Pour over shrimp; top with cheese and
  • parsley. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10 minutes or until cheese
  • is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 303 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 268 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 33 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.