Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

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"Good recipe, very tasty. I'll be making a few adjustments to suit my family's taste. Seemed heavy on the lemon and light on the garlic. We chose to serve over angel hair. Next time we will actually toss the pasta in the big Scampi pan and add a bit more oil so that the flavors combine with the pasta. Overall, a very good mild Scampi. Thank you for posting."

- Yme405

Top-ranked recipe named "Shrimp Scampi"

4.4 avg, 123 review(s) 86% would make again

Ingredients

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1/4 ts lemon peel; Grated, (or more)
1 tb Vegetable oil
1 lb Shrimp; peeled
6 tb Butter
4 cloves Garlic
Tabasco; or crushed red pepper
1/4 ts Salt; optional
1 tb Lemon juice
2 tb Parsley; minced
1 tb Green onion; chopped, (or more)

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

Melt butter over medium heat. Stir in onion, oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt. Cook till boiling.

Pat shrimp dry and add. Cook stirring occasionally till shrimp turn pink (5 min.) Blend in parsley, lemon peel & tabasco. Garnish with lemon wedge. Serve over angel hair pasta or rice.

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We choose to add home made pesto sauce, crushed red peppers and a more lemon peel.....Excellent meal. photo by brealcmia brealcmia

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Cosuna313 2 months ago
I added some green pepper, carrots and mushrooms and more lemon juice. It was thick and creamy.
AESG 3 months ago
My boys loved this.
ren0325 3 months ago
Great Flavor!!! The sauce was a little runny so I might add cream or something to thicken.
jbattle 4 months ago
I added Parmesan cheese!! Loved it!!
Negra5303 6 months ago
tinkaboo1991 7 months ago
Everyone in the family loved it!
CarolynJ123 8 months ago
suncntry 10 months ago
jenniferwiebe2013 10 months ago
I added diced celery and carrots to the mix for bulk and added cream right at the end. Delicious.
Heatherferg 10 months ago
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