Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

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125 review(s) averaging 4.4. 86% would make again

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"Good recipe, very tasty. I'll be making a few adjustments to suit my family's taste. Seemed heavy on the lemon and light on the garlic. We chose to serve over angel hair. Next time we will actually toss the pasta in the big Scampi pan and add a bit more oil so that the flavors combine with the pasta. Overall, a very good mild Scampi. Thank you for posting."

- Yme405


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

Original recipe makes 4



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.

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

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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 1 month 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 5 months ago
Cosuna313 10 months ago
I added some green pepper, carrots and mushrooms and more lemon juice. It was thick and creamy.
AESG 11 month ago
My boys loved this.
ren0325 11 month ago
Great Flavor!!! The sauce was a little runny so I might add cream or something to thicken.
jbattle 1 year ago
I added Parmesan cheese!! Loved it!!
Negra5303 1 year ago
tinkaboo1991 1 year ago
Everyone in the family loved it!
CarolynJ123 1 year ago
suncntry 1 year ago
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