How To Stir-Fry Shrimp

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Okay, you brought home some shrimp from the store, now what? Two words: SHRIMP SCAMPI. Time to tackle the restaurant favorite we always order, yet never attempt to make at home. There's no reason to drop a lot of cash on this dish when it's a cinch to whip up in your own kitchen. Cooking shrimp literally takes just a few minutes. The best part? They'll tell you when they're done by turning pink! You can serve them with pasta, rice, or even over a salad. Pro tip: Wild shrimp have much better flavor than farmed and are a more sustainable choice. Sautéed Shrimp Scampi
Serves 2 Ingredients
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp unsalted butter
1/2 lb peeled wild shrimp (around 8 to 10), tails on or off
Kosher salt
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/3 cup dry white wine Instructions
1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat, and add the olive oil and butter. 2. When the butter melts, add the shrimp and season with a good pinch of salt. Cook for 30 seconds. 3. Add the garlic and flip the shrimp over to cook on the other side. 4. Cook for 1 minute, then add the wine and simmer until the shrimp are completely cooked through and pink. 5. Transfer shrimp to a bowl and continue to cook the liquid until only a couple tablespoons remain. Pour over the shrimp and serve.

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