Shrimp Scampi

Susan Bartley


This recipe came to me via my sister. A favorite at the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival. If you like scampi you'll love this recipe!


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30 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 lb
    medium raw shrimp, deveined and shell off.
  • 6 clove
    fresh garlic
  • 3/4 lb
    salted butter (3 cubes)
  • 1 jar(s)
    capers, drained
  • 1
    lemon thinly sliced
  • ·
    olive oil for sauteing

How to Make Shrimp Scampi


  1. After you have deveined and shelled your shrimp, rinse it well and set aside.
  2. In fry pan saute minced garlic in small amount of olive oil. Add butter and melt, but keep a close watch not to burn your butter. Add capers and shrimp, cook shrimp for 2 minutes on each side, they will turn a nice pink color.
  3. Top with lemon slices and simmer till lemon is tender. Serve and enjoy!

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About Shrimp Scampi

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Garlic, #shrimp, #capers

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