Shrimp Scampi with Spinach

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 436
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 4 g
Cholesterol 188 mg
Sodium 774 mg
Carbohydrate 50 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 29 g


1 cup long-grain white rice
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 cup dry white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc)
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
Kosher salt and pepper
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 5-ounce package baby spinach
1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped


Cook the rice according to the package directions.

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the wine, tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Simmer for 3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened slightly.

Stir in the shrimp and simmer until cooked through, about 4 minutes.

Add the spinach and stir until wilted.

Spoon the rice into a serving dish or divide among individual plates. Top with the scampi and sprinkle with the tarragon.

Sara Quessenberry,

Real Simple

January 2008
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