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Garlic Shrimp, Tomatoes, Basil, White Wine – Mediterranean Diet

Garlic Shrimp, Tomatoes, Basil, White Wine – Mediterranean Diet. Sounds tough doesn’t it? You will make it as good or better than you will ever get in a restaurant. And yes, it’s quick and easy enough for a weeknight. And, with rice as the carb, like in the pic, it’s gluten free.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White wine poppopcooks.com

First, chop up the veggies. For the fresh Roma tomatoes, cut off the stem and  cut into quarters lengthwise. Then crossways so you wind up with about 3/4 inch cubes . Chop up the garlic and basil leaves. You could use dried basil if you don’t have any fresh o hand.  Peel and devein the shrimp. Put a skillet on at medium high with about two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. As soon as the oil heats up add the shrimp and spread them out so they are all laying flat. As soon as the down side gets pink turn them over and pink up the other side. When they are pink on the outside and opaque in the middle they are done. Remove them to a plate that will catch the drippings.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

Add the chopped garlic and a pinch each of black pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook while stirring with a wooden spoon to deglaze aka get the bits off the bottom and into the garlic.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

As soon as the garlic starts to sizzle add the white wine and squeeze the juice from a quarter of a lemon in also. Then you might want to just toss the lemon skin into the mix for a little more flavor.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

After the wine has reduced a little stir in the tomatoes and the basil.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

Put the shrimp and the drippings into the pan and stir it as the shrimp warm back up and finish cooking.  About 1 minute.

Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

Serve it up! With some chilled Pinot Grigio and kick back and enjoy your Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine that YOU made.

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Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

Garlic Shrimp, Tomatoes, Basil, White Wine

Course: Main Dish, Shrimp Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: main course, Mediterranean Diet, quick and easy, seafood
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
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Ingredients

  • 12 large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves coarsely chopped or 1/4 cup dried
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes optional
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 fresh lemon
  • grated parmesan cheese at the table for topping

Instructions

  • First, chop up the veggies. Fresh Roma tomatoes. Cut off the stem and cut into quarters lengthwise. Then crossways so you wind up with about 3/4 inch cubes . Chop up the garlic and basil leaves. You could use dried basil in a pinch but fresh is better. Peel and devein the shrimp. Put a pan on at medium high with the extra virgin olive oil. As soon as their has heated up add the shrimp and spread them out so they are all laying flat. As soon as the down side gets pink turn them over and pink up the other side. Remove them to a plate that will catch the drippings.
  • Add the chopped garlic and a pinch each of black pepper and red pepper flakes (optional). Cook while stirring with a wooden spoon to deglaze aka get the bits off the bottom and into the garlic. As soon as the garlic starts to sizzle add the white wine and squeeze the juice from a quarter of a lemon in also. Then you might want to just toss the lemon skin into the mix for a little more flavor but that's up to you.
  • After the wine has reduced a little stir in the tomatoes and the basil. Put the shrimp and the drippings into the pan and stir it as the shrimp warm back up and finish cooking. About 1 minute.
  • Serve it up! With some chilled Pinot Grigio and kick back and enjoy your Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine that YOU made.
    Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes and Basil with White Wine poppopcooks.com

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