- 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup white wine
- Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, cook garlic and pepper flakes in butter for 1 minute. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Remove from the pan and set aside. Add wine to the pan; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Return shrimp to skillet; heat through. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
Reviews for Spicy Garlic Shrimp
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"Easy and good. How could you really go wrong with butter and garlic?"
"This had a good flavor. I like the heat along with the garlic. I mistakenly bought pre-cook shrimp so the shrimp ended up a little overcooked. I splashed the shrimp with a bit of lemon juice right before serving and served it with white rice and the baked broccoli from this same issue."
"No impressive at all. We used 1/3rd pound of shrimp and a full recipe for the rest and we still couldn't taste any of the spices."