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Absolutely The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Kirker
Added: Sunday, January 9, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 pounds fresh shrimp, shelled and deveined without tails
1/2 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
2 Tablespoons white wine
2 Tablespoons brandy

Directions:
Directions:
1. In small bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper and
cayenne pepper. Mix thoroughly. Dredge shrimp in flour mixture.
2. In large siillet, saute dredged shrimp in olive oil for 5 minutes over high heat. Toss shrimp often to prevent burning. Transfer shrimp with slotted spoon to a serving dish, leaving the oil in the pan.
3. In the same pan, saute the garlic, shallot, parsley and oregano over medium heat for 3 minutes; stirring constantly. Spoon the mixture over the shrimp. Return pan to the heat.
Preheat broiler for medium heat.
4. Pour the wine and brandy into the skillet and ignite with a match or lighter. When the flames die down, stir to loosen any browned bits on the bottom of the skillet; pour over shrimp.
5. Place the serving dish of shrimp in preheated broiler for about 2 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes prep 40 minutes total
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Made also with scallops.
Usually serve with Lemon Mushroopm Risotto

 

 

 

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