Special Shrimp Scampi

Holly Clegg
  • Yield: 4 servings


2tablespoons olive oil
1teaspoon minced garlic
2tablespoons chopped red onion
1tablespoon finely chopped parsley
dash Worcestershire sauce
2tablespoons lemon juice
-- Salt and pepper
1pound medium peeled shrimp
3tablespoons white wine
1/3cup coarsely chopped avocado
1/4cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In large nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat, sauté garlic, red onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice.  
  2. Add shrimp; continue cooking 2 minutes, stirring continuously. Add white wine, salt and pepper. Continue cooking shrimp 3 to 4 minutes, until shrimp turn pink and are done.   
  3. Remove from heat; stir in avocado and cheese. Serve immediately.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 Easy Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen, 2008. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 205
  • Fat 12g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 174mg
  • Sodium 263mg
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g