Shrimp Scampi Recipe - BettyCrocker.com

Shrimp Scampi Recipe - BettyCrocker.com

Prep Time Prep: 15m Total Time Total: 15m

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You’ll be happy to discover that your Italian-restaurant favorite is so easy to make at home. While it certainly sounds like a complicated dish, this simple shrimp scampi recipe, which is made right in a skillet, can be on the table in just 15 minutes.

  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 3/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
  • 1 medium green onion, thinly sliced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley or 3/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. 1
  2. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp and remaining ingredients except cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. (Do not overcook shrimp or they will become tough.) Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 3/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
  • 1 medium green onion, thinly sliced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley or 3/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

Instructions

  1. 1
  2. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp and remaining ingredients except cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. (Do not overcook shrimp or they will become tough.) Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.