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RECIPE FOR SHRIMP SCAMPI
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RECIPE FOR SHRIMP SCAMPI

Delicious and Succulent the Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe, on the Table in Less Than 15 Minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine international
Keyword RECIPE FOR SHRIMP SCAMPI, shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 280kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium size shrimp, uncooked (30-40count)
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbs capers, drained (optional) You can find them in the pickle and olive section of the grocery store. They give the shrimp a special tangy flavor.
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  • Place butter and olive oil in a large frying pan (non stick is best) over a medium heat. When butter starts to bubble, add the shrimp then immediately add the lemon juice, garlic powder and the capers. Keep moving the shrimp around the pan with tongs until they turn pink. That shouldn't be more than 4 or 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy.
  • Tip: I like to sprinkle some Parmesan cheese over the shrimp while they are still warm. Its soooo good. To me this truly is a great tasting and the best shrimp scampi recipe.

Notes

I usually purchase the shrimp, already deveined and shells removed. But, if I can get a good price on the shrimp with shells left on, I will grab them and just remove the shells before I freeze them, or prior to cooking, if I am going to use them on the day of purchase.