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Elswet's Shrimp/Chicken Scampi-Low[er]fat, Low[er]chol Version

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“As the title indicates, this is the low fat version of Fecipe #113620 for those of us who are watching what we eat. It does lose a bit in the translation, but it is still quite tasty and highly enjoyable.”

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  1. Heat wine, olive oil, butter, margarine, and garlic in a large skillet on medium heat until it just starts to boil.
  2. Then add all the other spices, lemon juice, and parsley flakes; stir in and immediately add shrimp.
  3. Cook for about 4 or 5 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Don't overcook!
  4. If using this recipe with chicken, cook approximately 8-12 minutes, until the chicken bits are cooked throughout.
  5. Spoon shrimp/chicken into toasting/baking dish with some of the cooking sauce and top liberally with parmesan cheese.
  6. Preheat at "toast" or broil temperature for 5 minutes and Broil/toast for 2 minutes ONLY!.
  7. Serve this as is, with home made Italian bread, or over a bed of tri-colored pasta, Elswet's Crab Dressing [which see], or Elswet's Jasmine Rice [also which see].

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