Very simple Scampi, but very sweet and tasty.

NESSY

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • With a sharp knife, cut shrimp in half so that the meat is exposed in the shell.

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  • In a small saucepan, heat olive oil and lightly fry the garlic until just softened. Add butter and Oregano. Heat until butter has melted.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil grate.

  • Lay shrimp out on a tray and brush generously with the butter mixture. Grill shrimp until lightly golden.

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; protein 3.8g 8% DV; carbohydrates 1g; fat 15.2g 23% DV; cholesterol 57.1mg 19% DV; sodium 108.2mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (29)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
This was great. although i did it a bit different. i used about a half lb of the next size down shrimp without tails. i didnt bother to slice them. i mixed up the ingredients let them sit in it for a bit then broiled them in the oven. was delicious mixed in with my fettucinni alfredo. will make again. thanx. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
05/05/2010
I don't know if I did something wrong or what but I followed this recipe word for word and when I basted my butter/garlic sauce on the shrimp the drppings caught fire and ruined the shrimp. They were totally charred and inedible. Too bad cuz until they went up in a giant shrimp inferno they smelled pretty good... Read More
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41 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 28
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
This was great. although i did it a bit different. i used about a half lb of the next size down shrimp without tails. i didnt bother to slice them. i mixed up the ingredients let them sit in it for a bit then broiled them in the oven. was delicious mixed in with my fettucinni alfredo. will make again. thanx. Read More
(38)
Rating: 4 stars
01/25/2004
This was really good but I did do a few things differently. I added just a bit of chicken stock and some lemon juice. It made the butter sauce a bit thicker and stick to the shrimp better. It tasted great and I know I will be making this again. Thanks for posting. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/25/2004
Excellent! Quick and simple! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/25/2010
Four stars as written but I felt it could use the addition of fresh minced parsley fresh lemon juice and salt and pepper. I used all olive oil no butter as I marinated the shrimp for about an hour and a half before broiling them for just 2-3 minutes per side. Excellent light seasoning perfect for the delicately flavored shrimp. I served this over "Lemony Caesar Salad " also from this site. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2009
Delicious! I added salt and pepper to taste chopped up some fresh parsley from my garden and let the shrimp marinate for about 30 min. Before grilling I skewered the shrimp after grilling I poured extra butter/garlic over the shrimp and Voila! happy family:) Thanks Nessy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2007
Fantastic!--I increased the amount of garlic coarsely chopped it (versus mincing it) and let the shrimp marinate in it for a little while before grilling. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
I DID NOT HAVE OREGANO ON HAND SO I CANT REALLY RATE THIS BUT I MARINATED TINY SHRIMP IN THIS AND THEN PUT THE SHRIMP ON TIN FOIL AND THEN ONTO THE BARBEQUE. YUM.... YOU GOTTA TRY IT!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2005
Finally a great scampi recipe!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/19/2005
Very good I served it on rice and saved some "marinde" before using it on the shrimp before cooking to spread over the shrimp/rice Read More
(4)
Rating: 1 stars
05/05/2010
I don't know if I did something wrong or what but I followed this recipe word for word and when I basted my butter/garlic sauce on the shrimp the drppings caught fire and ruined the shrimp. They were totally charred and inedible. Too bad cuz until they went up in a giant shrimp inferno they smelled pretty good... Read More
(1)
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