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Grilled Scampi

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"Very simple Scampi, but very sweet and tasty."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 154
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. With a sharp knife, cut shrimp in half so that the meat is exposed in the shell.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat olive oil and lightly fry the garlic until just softened. Add butter and Oregano. Heat until butter has melted.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil grate.
  4. Lay shrimp out on a tray and brush generously with the butter mixture. Grill shrimp until lightly golden.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 154 calories; 15.2 1 3.8 57 108 Full nutrition

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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...

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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. T...

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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...

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. I...

Excellent! Quick and simple!

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 abo...

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 po...

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.

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!!!

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

Finally a great scampi recipe!!