Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Lynnda Cloutier


This scampi is very flavorful and easy to prepare.

★★★★★ 1 vote


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


1Preheat 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 this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Regional Style: Italian