Basic Shrimp Scampi

Basic Shrimp Scampi
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  • Lemon wedges, for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped Italian parsley, for garnish
  • Pasta, crusty bread, or rice, for serving (optional)
  • 1 pound raw, peeled, deveined shrimp with tails on (thawed, if frozen)
  • ¼ cup dry white wine or vermouth
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat until foaming. Add the garlic, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the wine or vermouth and cook until the alcohol smell has cooked off, about 1 minute. Add the shrimp and cook...

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