Sweet Shrimp Scampi
  • 1 lb large shrimp, butterflied
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup sherry or white wine
  • 1/3 sliced bell peppers
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 oz angel hair pasta, cooked
  1. In a pan, melt butter with garlic.
  2. Add shrimp and sherry or wine.
  3. Cook shrimp until 1/2 way pink.
  4. Add bell pepper and cook through.
  5. Toss in cooked pasta and lemon juice.
I had a girls night out planned for dinner, but before leaving, I quickly made one of my husband's favorite dishes.... shrimp scampi. The only issue was that I was out of white wine. As a result, I improvised and used some sherry instead. It added a nice sweetness and actually enhanced the dish. Here is my altered recipe for Shrimp Scampi: