This is a great little recipe. I added a few steps which took the taste to the next level. I coated the shrimp in flour. Instead of olive oil, I used two tablespoons of butter. I minced the garlic and added it the butter with 2 Tbsp of white wine. Then tossed in the mixture. It came out great.
This recipe is amazing! It won over my picky family...we've actually had it twice this week by my husband's request! I have to say, it's a little frustrating to read through reviews because it seems as though everyone spins it to their taste or what they have on hand. While that's great, it doesn't help those who want to know what people think of the recipe as is. I prepared the shrimp exactly as the recipe directed and it turned out wonderfully!
Simple and delicious! I used lime zest and juice as it was all I had, and i tossed everything together and let it sit in the fridge for an hour before cooking.
I took the advice of another and instead of red pepper used not quite 1/2 tsp. of Old Bay seasoning. This was a major winner with my picky husband and I love it, too!
I must say, this was really good! I used Garlic powder and already chopped up Parsely leaves as an alternative. I also used frozen shrimp, After i preheated the pan I simply put in the frozen shrimp and waited till the heat thawed it out. That's when I added the ingredients.
I cannot believe I forgot to rate this. One word 'DELICIOUS'!!! I made this for friend who was coming over for dinner as an appetizer and it was the highlight of the meal. My picky kids loved these and I could not keep them from grabbing the last two! Next time I will definately double the recipe. Thanks for sharing!
This recipe is awesome!!! My family all love this. I do have to cut the red pepper flakes by half for my family. Sometimes I make a simple white sauce and pour over shrimp in pan to get all flavors and then serve over the pasta. A winner every time.
Used a pound of smaller shrimp. Should have doubled the sauce but since I didn't know how much 12 jumbo shrimp weighed, I wasn't sure what to do but I will know next time. The taste was great. I used the batch of the smaller shrimp like Red Lobster's shrimp scampi and tossed them onto Caesar salad. YUMMY! If you like spicy, add more red pepper. If using frozen cooked shrimp, defrost and dry the shrimp first and then the sauce comes out great. If you don't it will be watery.<br/><br/>Update: Made this again with JUMBO shrimp but didn't use the Montreal Seasoning and used extra lemon, then I made Kittencal's Caesar salad dressing recipe to make Shrimp Scampi-Caesar Salad and it was amazing.
Instead of red pepper flakes and steak seasoning, we used creole seasoning. Then we made some shrimp po' boys with them. Really good! Quick and easy way to cook shrimp.
Very delicious and easy to make! I did shrimp in one pan and chicken in the other pan, using the same recipe. They both turned out really good. I didn't use as much red pepper in the chicken portion because I was also serving that to my toddler. Only had lemon juice so I added just a little extra to make up for the lemon zest. This would probably be good with lime juice too, might try that next time.