Shrimp Scampi with Garlic Bread

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This scampi is just as good as you'll find in a restaurant.  The shrimp are flavored with a lemon-garlic marinade and served with slices of crusty garlic bread for mopping up the sauce.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 24 fresh or frozen jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 (10 ounce) package Pepperidge Farm® Garlic Bread

  • 4 sprigs Sprigs fresh oregano leaves

Directions

  1. Stir the lemon zest, 3 tablespoons oil, 1 teaspoon oregano, 2 teaspoons garlic and the black pepper in a shallow nonmetallic dish or a gallon size resealable plastic bag. Add the shrimp and turn to coat. Cover the dish or seal the bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  2. Heat the remaining oil in an 8-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the remaining garlic and cook and stir until tender. Stir in the lemon juice and remaining oregano. Remove the skillet from the heat. Add the butter and stir until the butter is melted. Keep warm.

  3. Prepare the bread according to the package directions. Cut each bread half diagonally into6 (1/2-inch thick) slices.

  4. Heat the broiler. Place the bread slices onto a baking sheet. Broil 7 inches from the heat for 2 minutes or until the bread is toasted on both sides.

  5. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and discard the marinade. Heat the broiler. Place the shrimp on a rack in a broiler pan. Broil the shrimp 6 inches from the heat for 5 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through,turning the shrimp over once halfway through broiling.

  6. Place the shrimp onto a serving platter. Drizzle with the butter mixture. Serve with the bread. Garnish with the oregano sprigs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

700 Calories
40g Fat
45g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 700
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 343mg 114%
Sodium 813mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 12mg 59%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 342mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.