Shrimp Scampi Pan Sauté

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  • prep 10 min    cook 3 min
  • serves 4

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


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or margarine
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

    How to make it  13 minutes

  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    Add garlic, salt, pepper, and parsley and cook 1 minute more. Stir in lemon juice.

  • 3

    Serve over cooked white rice.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 127
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 150mg
  • Sodium: 423mg
  • Carbs: 2g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fiber: 0g


    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.

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