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Orange sweet potato and shrimp scampi: a flavorful and elegant dinner option.



This orange sweet potato and shrimp scampi is a flavorful and elegant dinner option that's sure to impress your guests. The combination of sweet potatoes, shrimp, and orange juice creates a delicious and aromatic dish, while the butter and white wine add richness and depth. This scampi is easy to make and it's a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes.



Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1/4 cup white wine

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the sweet potato and onion, and cook until they are tender about 5-7 minutes.

  2. Add the garlic and shrimp to the skillet and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

  3. Stir in the white wine and orange juice, and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the liquid has reduced by half.

  4. Stir in the orange zest and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Serve the scampi hot, garnished with chopped parsley and additional orange zest if desired.

This orange sweet potato and shrimp scampi is a flavorful and elegant dinner option that's sure to impress your guests. The combination of sweet potatoes, shrimp, and orange juice creates a delicious and aromatic dish, while the butter and white wine add richness and depth. This scampi is easy to make and it's a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes. Whether you're looking for a fancy dinner or a quick weeknight meal, this scampi is sure to be a hit.



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