1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons butter
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
1.Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
2.Add the butter to the skillet and let it melt.
3.Add the minced garlic to the skillet and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
4.Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes.
5.Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
6.In the same skillet, add the heavy cream, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
7.Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and stir to coat with the creamy sauce.
8.Cook until the sauce is heated through, about 2-3 minutes.
Serve the shrimp scampi hot, garnished with freshly chopped parsley.
This dish is packed with protein from the shrimp and healthy fats from the butter and cream, making it a perfect meal for those following a ketogenic diet. Enjoy!