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Garlicky Appetizer Shrimp Scampi

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"Quick, garlicky, and delicious shrimp scampi."
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Ingredients

21 m servings 302 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together softened butter, olive oil, garlic, shallots, chives, salt, pepper, and paprika; add the shrimp, and toss to coat.
  3. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook the shrimp as close to the flame as possible for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until opaque.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 302 calories; 21.8 g fat; 0.9 g carbohydrates; 25 g protein; 261 mg cholesterol; 461 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This one is a keeper! With 3 exceptions, we followed the recipe exactly. There were only 2 of us and we aren't big eaters, as in our younger years. We used just a tad over 1 pound of large sh...

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It was okay. After cooking it and having a few, I took it away and added crumbled Feta Cheese. That livened up the shrimp.

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This one is a keeper! With 3 exceptions, we followed the recipe exactly. There were only 2 of us and we aren't big eaters, as in our younger years. We used just a tad over 1 pound of large sh...

Too cold to be grilling outside, and no means of doing it inside, so I just cooked this in a skillet and served it over angel hair pasta seasoned with olive oil and garlic. It was a big hit.

A now closed restaurant served something very like this. My favorite! I, like they, served it over fettucine. I garnished with green onion tops and served crusty slices of bread on the side. ...

This is really good stuff. I made a few changes to suit the taste of my family. To the butter sauce I added a bit of stock (chicken) and a little bit of lemon juice. I let the sauce thicken u...

This was a great easy way to cook shrimp for a cookout! I found that if you left the shrimp in the scampi sauce for about a half hour it gave the shrimp more flavor. Yum!!

I loved this recipe! perfect garlic taste. i did add some season salt and grilled them for a minute on the george forman grill.

My husband's reaction was WOW, I could eat these all night. I made these as an appetizer for the Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp & Basil (also from this site). This shrimp scampi is so easy to ma...

My brother made this recipe once and it was great. I tried it, and we both made it on the stove top, rather than over the grill as suggested. It left us with a great sauce in the pan, in which I...

Super fast and easy and you can even substitute green onions for the shallots. I gave this recipe to someone else who has thanked me kindly and has tried it herself twice!!