Shrimp Scampi
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
Preparation and cooking with this recipe is simple, easy, and fast. There's not a lot of prep to be done, and by the time your rice or other vegetables are cooked, the shrimp is ready to serve.
  • 24 oz. frozen, shelled and deveined shrimp OR 1½ pounds fresh
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • lemon wedges for garnish
  1. Crush garlic cloves
  2. Add cloves to butter, lemon juice, salt, oregano leaves and pepper
  3. Heat over low heat until butter is melted (you can do this in the microwave)
  4. Put shrimp into your wok or skillet and pour butter mixture over all
  5. Allow to cook, turning and stirring mixture so shrimp remains evenly coated
  6. To serve, put shrimp with sauce into a bowl; sprinkle with parsley and garnish with lemon if desired
  7. Serve over rice or with other vegetables
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