Shrimp Scampi BakeSubmitted by: ANNE_SP
1 cup uncooked white rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package (9 ounces) frozen asparagus cuts, thawed
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 pound fresh or frozen cleaned shrimp, thawed if frozen
Pinch of black pepper
2 tablespoons seasoned dry bread crumbs
In medium saucepan, combine rice, 2 1/4 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 20 minutes. Uncover and stir in asparagus pieces. Cover and set aside.
Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk wine, lemon juice and cornstarch together in a measuring cup or bowl. Add to saucepan and cook 2 minutes, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in shrimp, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Remove from heat.
Divide rice mixture among prepared dishes. Top with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle each dish with 1/2 tablespoon of the bread crumbs. Spritz bread crumbs with nonstick spray. Bake at 375° for 15 to 20 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through.
Serving Size: Makes 4 servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANNE_SP.