When you’re running short on time and are in need of a flavorful dinner, this white wine garlic chili shrimp is the perfect 15 minute dinner!
Earlier this year, my husband and I went to Kohler, WI on a little relaxation weekend. While we were there, we watched this cooking demonstration and got to sample the food being made. My favorite bite was this shrimp in this white wine garlic butter sauce sauce which was served with a side of toast. It was so easy sounding, and the chef put it together in 10 minutes. Here is a picture of the dish we sampled while on vacation:
Shrimp in a garlicy buttery white wine sauce with a little heat from seasonings and complimented by fresh cilantro … YUM!
So last week when I was short on time (it’s just a given I’m short on time these days) I had some shrimp in the freezer, 15 minutes later, I had made dinner. I love shrimp because it can be cooked so quickly.
I used a habanero pepper for this, and while some might balk at the thought of a pepper so spicy, it really wasn’t a super hot and spicy dish, it had a nice medium heat to it. If you want, you could either use a pinch of dried red pepper flakes, or jalapeno, or omit spice all together.
Also, I served this shrimp dish with wedges of bread – I love dredging bread through the sauce, it’s so so good (clearly I like the whole bread with sauce thing – did you see this chicken curry with ginger and garlic? For that recipe I used naan to sop up the sauce with and it was so good.) I used ciabatta bread cut into triangles to serve with this dish. Both the shrimp and the bread were in my freezer, so it was awesome to make dinner in 15 minutes with things I had on hand. Next time you’re needing a super easy quick dinner, make this white wine garlic chili shrimp!
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