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sizzling shrimp scampi

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

This scampi is very flavorful and easy to prepare.

(1 rating)

Ingredients For sizzling shrimp scampi

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

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