Recipe: Shrimp Scampi

Friday, August 13, 2010 | 0 comments »

By Team Beachbody

Who says you can't live it up while eating healthy food? This fine-dining favorite cuts out the fat and amps up the flavor for a garlicky, peppery treat that will make you forget about all the butter and bread crumbs this recipe typically contains. Buon appetito!
  • 1/2 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow pepper, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. sweet red pepper, minced
  • 1 tsp. crushed garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. sweet basil, chopped
  • Dry, crushed red pepper to taste (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
In a large nonstick sauté pan, heat olive oil. Add yellow pepper, sweet red pepper, garlic, parsley, basil, and crushed red pepper (optional). Sauté until vegetables are glossy and tender, then add shrimp and sauté until they curl and turn pink. Add lemon juice, white wine, and fresh ground pepper. Reduce heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes or until juices evaporate or thicken. Serve as is or over a bed of angel hair pasta. (Serving with pasta will change nutritional information.) Serves 2.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories Protein Fiber Carbs Fat Total Saturated Fat Total
300 30 g 0 g 6 g 16 g 3 g