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5 from 23 votes

Dijon Shrimp Scampi over Fresh Asparagus

Love shrimp scampi but looking for a low carb option? This recipe is a family favorite and is the perfect Summer dish!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Large Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1/3 cup Silver Spring Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parsley chopped fine
  • Salt + Pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch Fresh Asparagus
  • 3 tbsp Water

Instructions

  • Melt 1/2 cup of butter with garlic in large pan.
  • Saute shrimp over medium-high heat approx 3-5 minutes (until they turn pink), flipping half way through. 
  • Remove shrimp, set aside and lower heat to low.
  • Add dijon mustard, remaining butter, lemon juice and 1/2 of the parsley. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Whisk together.
  • In a separate pan, add asparagus and water. Cover and cook for approx. 3-4 minutes. You want the asparagus to be crisp, but cooked.
  • Meanwhile, if you find there are lumps in your dijon sauce, strain it and return sauce and shrimp to the pan. Add most of the remaining parsley, leaving just enough for garnish.
  • Drain asparagus and plate, topping with shrimp.
  • Drizzle sauce on top, sprinkle with remaining parsley and serve.