"Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine."--Polish Proverb

Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Fleming
Added: Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. lg. raw shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1 Dry spice mix (see below or dry Cajun spice)
2 tsp. olive oil
1/4 c. unsalted butter
1-1/2 T. garlic (minced)
1 T. capers (crushed)
1/2 c. dry white wine
1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1/2 lb. cooked linguini
3-4 T. fresh parsley leaves (chopped)

Dry spice mix includes -
2-1/2 T. paprika
2 T. salt
2 T. garlic powder
1 T. black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Toss the shrimp in a medium bowl with Dry spice mix. Put olive oil and 2 T. butter in large skillet over high heat. Add the shrimp and spread them out evenly in the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes and quickly turn the shrimp. Add the garlic and capers to the pan and cook for 30 seconds. Add the wine, lemon juice and remaining 2 T. butter and cook for 1-1/2 minutes. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper and add pasta, tossing to coat well. Remove the skillit from the heat and stir in the parsley. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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