Shrimp Scampi Pan Sauté

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”3 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ] This dish has two tasty variations; it can be prepared with either

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”3 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

This dish has two tasty variations; it can be prepared with either sautéed shrimp or, for extra flavor, marinated grilled shrimp.

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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

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  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat a large skillet on a grill rack 4 to 6 inches from the heat or over moderately high heat on the stove. Melt butter in skillet. When foamy, add shrimp and sauté for 2 minutes.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Add garlic, salt, pepper, and parsley and cook 1 minute more. Stir in lemon juice.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Serve over cooked white rice. [/step-item]

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[nutrition-info calories=”127″ calories_fat=”” fat=”7g” sat_fat=”4g” choles=”150mg” sodium=”423mg” carbs=”2g” sugars=”” protein=”15g” fiber=”0g”]

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    Variations

    Grilled Pepper Shrimp
    Marinate 1 pound peeled or unpeeled jumbo shrimp in 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Grill over moderately hot coals 3 1/2 minutes on each side. Or broil 4 inches from the heat of a preheated broiler for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Makes 4 servings.

    Grilled Asian-Style Shrimp
    Prepare Grilled Pepper Shrimp as directed above, omitting black pepper and adding 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil, 1 large minced clove garlic, and 1 tablespoon soy sauce to the marinade. Grill or broil as directed. Makes 4 servings.

    Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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