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Shrimp Scampi from Atkins' Kitchen

Shrimp Scampi from Atkins' Kitchen
Lemon, wine and garlic are classic complements for shrimp. This dish is a snap to prepare and is always a hit.

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 large cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup dry white wine
Pinch of dried hot red-pepper flakes
Salt and black pepper
1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined

1. Heat butter and oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat until foam subsides. Add garlic, parsley, lemon juice, wine, pepper flakes and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 3 minutes.
2. Add shrimp to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, until shrimp are pink. Remove from the heat. Place shrimp on a serving plate and pour sauce from the skillet over them. Serve immediately.

Servings: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake/Cook time: 10 minutes
nutrition per serving
Carbohydrates:5 grams, Net Carbs:4.5 grams, Fiber: 0.5 grams Protein:30 grams, Fat:26.5 grams,Calories:418