This is the best shrimp scampi recipe that I have my little hands on and going to share with you.
If you have some fresh shrimp, just make this - it's easy to put together and is delicious.
1-1/2 lb fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 TBS butter
2 TBS olive oil
juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
1/2 tsp Hidden Valley Ranch Buttermilk seasoning mix
1 clove of garlic, crushed
1 tsp parsley flakes, minced
1/2 cup white wine (Chardonnay)
PREHEAT oven on broil, and you need a shallow dish to broil the shrimp.
If the shrimp is frozen, thaw it.
In a hot heavy skillet, add butter, olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic, and parsley flakes. Whisk together and when mixture is hot, add the white wine and bring to a boil. Whisk while mixture is rendering down.
Add shrimp and and broil until hot and bubbly. Toss the wine mixture with some angel hair pasta, Parmesan, and red pepper flakes (just suggestions). Serve with a fresh salad and biscuits. Mmmm. Now that you have the best shrimp scampi recipe under your belt, you must make these cheese biscuits below.
CHEESE BISCUITS RECIPE
Makes: 10-12 biscuits
2 cups buttermilk baking mix, recipe below
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 tsp 1 tsp homemade garlic powder
PREHEAT Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Combine baking mix, milk and cheese with a wooden spoon until soft dough forms. Beat vigorously for 30 seconds. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes until golden. Combine melted butter or
margarine and garlic powder; brush over warm biscuits before removing
from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
Note: Bisquick is probably the best-known brand of
buttermilk baking mix. It is also easy and cost effective to make a
homemade version with the following recipe:
HOMEMADE BISCUIT BAKING MIX
Makes 13 cups mix
10-1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup baking powder, recipe above
1-1/2 tablespoons salt
1/2 cup white sugar
2 cups shortening
1 cup buttermilk powder
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients with an electric mixer until particles are small and uniform in size.
Store the mix in a 3 pound shortening (or large coffee) container; it works great. Just place saran wrap over the top before putting on the lid. Storage life is approximately 3 months.