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Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Richard Bailey
Added: Thursday, February 16, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound medium to large fresh shrimp, shelled and cleaned. Tails may be left attached if desired.
1 stick (4 oz.) or more butter
1/4 c. olive oil
1 or 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
3/4 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp oregano
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Split shrimp down the inside length, being careful not to cut through. Spread open (butterfly). Place in shallow baking dish. Melt butter in skillet, add remaining ingredients and cook for 2 minutes or so. Pour sauce over shrimp. Bake in hot oven, 450 degrees, for 5 minutes or until shrimp are flecked with brown. Serve on pasta

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

 

 

 

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