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Shrimp Scampi Recipe with Garlic

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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Photo: Diana Rattray
This shrimp scampi recipes is a top rated recipe, and for good reason. Serve this great tasting scampi as a first course or serve with hot cooked rice or angel hair pasta and a salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds large or extra large shrimp (about 16 to 24)
  • 1/3 cup clarified butter
  • 4 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation:

Rinse shrimp and set aside. Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic 1 or 2 minutes or until softened but not browned. Add the shrimp, green onions, wine and lemon juice; cook until shrimp are pink and firm, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Do not overcook. Add chopped parsley and salt and pepper before serving. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs if desired.

Serves four as a main dish or 8 as a first course.

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 5 out of 5
, Member MargieSlawson

This was an AMAZING dish. Always looking for fish/seafood dishes especially for Fridays during lent. I think it was on par with something I would get at Red Lobster, but more affordable. I bought all the ingredients plus couscous and crusty bread for 6 people for only $30! I will definitely be making this again in the very near future. Thanks for such a great recipe not to mention easy to make.

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