Shrimp Scampi
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Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: Barbara Dodson

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 6

An easy meal to prepare --- serve with your favorite BD-friendly pasta.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. shrimp
  • 3 tbs. butter
  • 1 c. red bell pepper
  • 8 garlic
  • 1/2 c. white wine
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • paprika to taste

Directions

Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. Starting at tail end, butterfly underside of each shrimp, cutting to, but not through, back of shrimp. Arrange 8 shrimp, cut sides up, in each of 6 gratin dishes; set aside. (I have also made this recipe without the gratin dishes; using a pyrex dish.) Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add chopped red bell pepper and crushed garlic; saute 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in dry white wine, minced fresh parsley, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Spoon wine mixture evenly over each serving; sprinkle paprika over shrimp, and broil 6 minutes or until shrimp is done. Serve with your favorite BD-friendly pasta (add 1 carb serving for each 1/2 cup of pasta).

Add a toss green salad for an easy dinner, fit for guests!

Leftover shrimp are excellent chopped on a salad the next day. I always make a few extra for my lunch the next day.