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Shrimp in Basil Butter Recipe

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Pine Bay Seafood Market, Matlacha, FL
Added: Friday, May 23, 2008


6 tbsp. melted butter
1/2 c. chopped fresh basil
1/2 c. chopped fresh parsley
4 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. lemon pepper
1 1/2 to 2 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3/4 c. whipping cream
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
9 oz. fresh pasta, cooked and drained
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Process the butter, basil, parsley, garlic, salt and lemon pepper in a food processor until blended. Pour over the shrimp in a shallow dish, tossing to coat. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 1 hour, tossing occasionally. Drain, reserving the marinade.
Saute the shrimp in a skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray until the shrimp turn pink. Remove the shrimp to a bowl.
Add the cream, Parmesan cheese and reserved marinade to the skillet; mix well.
Cook over medium heat until heated through, stirring constantly. Stir in the shrimp. Add salt and pepper; mix well.
Serve over the cooked pasta; sprinkle with the parsley.




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