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Elegance Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Justin Weeks
Added: Thursday, May 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tbsp butter
6 to 8 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 pound large raw shrimp (about 16) peeled and deveined
6 green onions, thinly sliced
Juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tbsp)
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Clarify butter by melting it in small saucepan over low heat. Do not stir. Skim off white foam that forms on top. Strain clarified butter through cheesecloth into glass measuring cup to yield 1/3 cup. Discard milky residue at bottom of pan.
Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes until softened but not brown. Add shrimp, green onions, and lemon juice; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink and are firm. (1-2 minutes on each side)
Just before serving, add chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings

 

 

 

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