Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

128 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 87% would make again

Ready in 15 minutes

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1 lb Shrimp; peeled
6 tb Butter
1 tb Green onion; chopped, (or more)
1 tb Vegetable oil
4 cloves Garlic
1 tb Lemon juice
1/4 ts Salt; optional
2 tb Parsley; minced
1/4 ts lemon peel; Grated, (or more)
Tabasco; or crushed red pepper

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Melt butter over medium heat. Stir in onion, oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt. Cook till boiling.

Pat shrimp dry and add. Cook stirring occasionally till shrimp turn pink (5 min.) Blend in parsley, lemon peel & tabasco. Garnish with lemon wedge. Serve over angel hair pasta or rice.

Verified by stevemur
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We choose to add home made pesto sauce, crushed red peppers and a more lemon peel.....Excellent meal.





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I don't love shrimp and this was soon good!
jennifercorink8i6 3m ago

Came out good, very easy to make and don't take a lot of time
Gabbymeal 3m ago

pigsfly5 1y ago

Love this! Added a tbsp of heavy cream and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. The crushed red pepper added some heat that really made it stand out from other scampi's. Will be making this again--soon!
ladyhoffman 1y ago

Really enjoyed this dish. I used less oil and added 1/4 cup of white wine and 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper. Served over linguini and topped with shredded Parmesan cheese. Will make again :)
Jackiechan042003 1y ago

I added some green pepper, carrots and mushrooms and more lemon juice. It was thick and creamy.
AESG 2y ago

My boys loved this.
ren0325 2y ago

Great Flavor!!! The sauce was a little runny so I might add cream or something to thicken.
jbattle 2y ago

I added Parmesan cheese!! Loved it!!
Negra5303 2y ago

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