Sautéed Shrimp with Garlic and White Wine
The ideal flavor combination of shrimp, garlic and wine can be paired with any number of sides. It's especially good with rice pilaf or pasta. Or serve it with crusty bread and a fresh green salad for a simple yet elegant dinner.
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 shallots, chopped
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and red pepper flakes and sauté for 1 minute.
- Add garlic and continue cooking until garlic turns pale golden.
- Place shrimp in pan and season with salt and pepper. Sauté until just pink, about 3 minutes.
- Add wine and parsley to pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute to concentrate flavors. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.