Wednesday, May 4, 2011

How to Cook Shrimp Scampi III

Easy and delicious, and look for more shrimp scampi recipes below.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 2 pounds large uncooked shrimp, shelled and deveined*
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • lemon wedges


Directions for Shrimp Scampi
*Leave shell on tail section, if desired. Preheat oven to 400°. Melt butter in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan in oven. To the melted butter, add the salt, crushed garlic, and 1 tablespoon of the chopped parsley. Stir well. Arrange shrimp scampi in baking pan in a single layer. Bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Turn shrimp; sprinkle with lemon zest, lemon juice, and the rest of the parsley. Bake shrimp scampi for 8 to 10 minutes, or until just done. Arrange shrimp scampi on hot serving platter; pour garlic butter from pan over the shrimp and garnish with several lemon wedges.

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