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Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
carol caruso
Added: Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
• 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1 1/2 pounds fresh shrimp,
• 1/2 Cup zucchini sliced
• 1/2 cup carrots sliced
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• ¼ cup Butter
• 4 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, chopped
• 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
• 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
• 2 tablespoons white wine
• 2 tbs Lemon Juice
• 2 tablespoons brandy OPT

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Mix thoroughly. Dredge shrimp in flour mixture.
2. In a large skillet, sauté dredged shrimp in olive oil and butter for 5 minutes over high heat. Toss shrimp often to prevent burning. Transfer shrimp with a slotted spoon to a serving dish, leaving the oil in the pan.
3. In the same pan, sauté the veggies, 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 your 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 a preheated broiler for about 2 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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