Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Lynnda Cloutier


This scampi is very flavorful and easy to prepare.


★★★★★ 1 vote



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    2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
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    3 large garlic cloves, very finely chopped
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    1 t. plus 2 t. chopped flat leaf parsley
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    1 1/2 t. finely grated lemon zest
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    1 t. fresh lemon juice
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    1/2 t. chopped thyme
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    kosher salt and ground black pepper
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    3 lbs. large shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails left on
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    1 t. thinly sliced basil
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    crusty bread, for serving

How to Make Sizzling Shrimp Scampi


  1. Preheat oven to 450. In medium bowl, mix butter with the garlic, 2 teaspoons of the parsley, the lemon zest, lemon juice and thyme and season with salt and pepper. In large gratin dish, arrange shrimp, tails up, in a circular pattern. Dot the shrimp with the flavored butter and roast for about 10 minutes until shrimp are pink and butter is bubbling. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1 T. of chopped parsley and the sliced basil. Serve hot, with crusty bread. You can make the flavored butter ahead and refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month. Serves 8
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About Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Regional Style: Italian

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