Shrimp Scampi with Garlic Bread

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."

Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 699 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 699 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 39.8 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 45g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 41.8 g
  • 84%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 343 mg
  • 114%
  • Sodium:
  • 813 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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Wow! Made this for dinner tonight. Absolutely deliciious. Added a few bread crumbs on top and broiled until browned.

Delicious!!! I had mine with chicken instead of shrimp.

I had some cooked jumbo shrimp that I had to use up and this worked out perfect. I actually marinated them in the frig overnight. I also sprinkled them with some fresh bread crumbs and freshly...

Made it exactly as directed, and I found it far too lemony for my liking. I prefer scampi with more of a butter-garlic taste, like my old recipe has. My daughter forced herself to eat it, I thin...

Have been making this for a few years now excellent. I do not make it with the garlic toast , but I do add more garlic to it and serve it with rice

Pretty good, served it with spaghetti noodles.

amazingly fast and delish !! made in less than 10 min in a skillet while a movie was playing, husband son a gf all just raved at what a prize it was !! thanks

i made this without the bread and it was still great! i didnt have freash oreg. but it was still great with dried. Highly recommend!

Excellent flavor!