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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

SIzzling Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp brushed with garlic butter and broiled. The recipe here calls for lemon, garlic, parsley and thyme. Find this and many other recipes perfect for holiday entertaining at Recipes.com, my favorite recipe source.

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Ingredients on sale: 4

  • 2  sticks
    unsalted butter, softened
  • large garlic cloves, very finely chopped
  • 1  tablespoon
    plus 2 teaspoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons
    finely grated lemon zest
  • 1  teaspoon
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2  teaspoons
    chopped thyme leaves
    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3  pounds
    large shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails left on
  • 1  tablespoon
    thinly sliced basil leaves
    Crusty bread, for serving

    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix the butter with the garlic, 2 teaspoons of the parsley, the lemon zest, lemon juice and thyme and season with salt and pepper.
    In a large gratin dish, arrange the shrimp, tails up, in a circular pattern. Dot the shrimp with the flavored butter and roast for about 10 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and the butter is bubbling. Sprinkle the shrimp with the remaining 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley and the basil leaves. Serve hot with bread.

    make ahead
    The flavored butter can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 1 month.


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