Craving a decadent seafood dish that’s both indulgent and easy to prepare? Look no further than our Creamy Garlic Shrimp and Scallops recipe. Picture succulent shrimp and delicate scallops bathed in a luscious, garlic-infused cream sauce, creating a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.
Creamy Garlic Shrimp and Scallops
Savor the richness of the sea with this exquisite dish, perfect for a romantic dinner or a special celebration.
- 2 tablespoons cooking oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup dry white wine or broth
- 0.25 lbs of Scallops
- 0.25 lbs of Shrimp
- Hot sauce (optional)
- Shirataki fettuccine (optional)
- Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add scallops and cook until opaque. Set aside.
- Add shrimp to the pan and cook until pink, then set aside.
- Reduce heat to just below medium, add butter and minced garlic, cooking until fragrant (about a minute).
- Pour in wine or broth. If using wine, allow it to reduce by half.
- Stir in heavy cream and let simmer until the sauce thickens and combines.
- Return the seafood to the pan to heat through.
- Serve hot, garnished with optional hot sauce for an extra kick or topped on fettuccini pasta.
Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content
Let’s take a closer look at the nutritional breakdown of this sumptuous dish:
- Scallops: Virtually carb-free
- Shrimp: Negligible carb content
- Garlic: Minimal carb content
- Heavy cream: Approximately 1g of carbs per tablespoon
- Dry white wine or broth: Negligible carb content
- Butter: Virtually carb-free
- Shirataki fettuccine: 1g net carbs
Total carb count: Minimal, making this dish suitable for low-carb diets like keto.
A Seafood Symphony
Indulge in the luxurious flavors of the ocean with our Creamy Garlic Shrimp and Scallops recipe. Whether you’re treating yourself to a solo dinner or impressing guests at a dinner party, this dish is sure to leave a lasting impression. With its rich, creamy sauce and tender seafood, it’s a culinary masterpiece that deserves a place at your table.
So why wait? Dive into a world of flavor and elevate your dining experience with this irresistible seafood sensation. Bon appétit!
Recipe and image by @JesicaL3