Barefoot Contessa's Baked Shrimp Scampi

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by Luvs 2 Cook

I saw this Sunday morning and it looked yummy! I'm putting here for safe keeping. Show: Barefoot Contessa Episode: Italian Every Time

Top Review by ninja

What can I say about this extraordinary recipe? It's ultra delicious and just delightful to everyone who tries it! I love scampi, so when I got Ina's new cookbook for Christmas, I focused right in on this scampi variation. I do want to share that if you prefer to remove the tails and not butterfly the shrimp (lay the shrimp down instead of placing them tail side up), there is absolutely no loss in flavor; in fact, this is simply wonderful prepared either way although the way its written is more showy! Love this recipe, LOVE Ina and so appreciate you posting the recipe for everyone to enjoy! Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Peel, devein, and butterfly the shrimp, leaving the tails on.
  3. Place the shrimp in a mixing bowl and toss gently with the olive oil, wine, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper. Allow to sit at room temperature while you make the butter and garlic mixture.
  4. In a small bowl, mash the softened butter with the garlic, shallots, parsley, rosemary, red pepper flakes, lemon zest, lemon juice, egg yolk, panko, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper until combined.
  5. Starting from the outer edge of a 14-inch oval gratin dish, arrange the shrimp in a single layer cut side down with the tails curling up and towards the center of the dish.
  6. Pour the remaining marinade over the shrimp.
  7. Spread the butter mixture evenly over the shrimp.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until hot and bubbly.
  9. If you like the top browned, place under a broiler for 1 minute.
  10. Serve with lemon wedges.

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