Shrimp Scampi for Garlic Lovers

Shrimp Scampi for Garlic Lovers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 120.5
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 147.3 mg
  • Sodium: 558.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 16.0 g

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Introduction

Yummy and fast. Great with a side of roasted vegetables. Yummy and fast. Great with a side of roasted vegetables.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 lb. frozen (defrosted) or fresh shrimp
    5 cloves garlic or to taste
    1/8 cup olive oil
    2 tbsp parsley plus more for garnish
    juice of 1 lemon plus lemon wedges for serving
    salt and pepper to taste (nutrition info has 1 tsp of each)

Directions

Warm olive oil over low heat. Add garlic and saute until golden. Turn heat to medium high. Add shrimp, salt, pepper, and parsley. Turn the shrimp when the bottom side is pink. Cook on second side until pink on the outside and opaque throughout (cut one open to check), about 10 minutes. Then add lemon juice and cook 30 seconds more. Remove from heat and serve right away with more parsley and lemon wedges.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BOONZIE.

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I used 8cloves of garlic and 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper - 3/18/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Only thing I do a bit different is to add some red pepper flakes to this whilst cooking! Other than that, its awesomeeeee!
    - 11/12/11

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  • 3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this tonight and see how it goes i have some shrimp that needs to get used up - 8/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Be careful not to over cook the shrimp; so easy to do. - 5/15/18

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tastes okay. I ended up adding a small amount of butter to make it more like traditional scampi. Just about a Tbsp and it was delicious. - 5/15/17

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