Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins
Delicious shrimp scampi floating in a foil boat makes clean up a breeze! Can be prepared ahead which makes it wonderful for those busy evenings or get togethers! The foil also makes this dish great for camping and picnics!
- 1 lb shrimp
- 4 garlic cloves, minced, adjust to taste
- 1 teaspoon cayenne, adjust to taste
- 1⁄4 cup butter, real butter tastes best
- salt and pepper
- fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
- lemon wedge (optional)
- If using cleaned and deveined shrimp please skip to step 4 --
- Cut shrimp shell with scissors starting at the seperation between the head and body.
- Use knife to cut a shallow slice down back of shrimp and devein.
- Make a 'boat' with several layers of foil to hold shrimp and juices.
- Place shrimp in boat and season with salt, pepper garlic and cayenne making as hot as you want.
- Cut butter into pieces and place on top of shrimp.
- Place boat on grill and cook just until shrimp curls.
- Garnish if desired.
- You can skewer these too but they are more moist done this way.
This was a winner at my house with the gang. We all loved them! I can't wait to show off this recipe at my sister's house over the 4th! Thank you for sharing!
Absolutely, positively fabulous! I love this method of cooking with no pan to wash. The shrimp were beautifully moist and tasty and it made a wonderful sauce on the bottom of the foil pan which I poured over our side dish of rice. I will, however, eliminate the salt next time. This will be one of my all time favorite shrimp recipes and I thank you so much for sharing it.
Devine shrimp!! Loved the garlic flavor. Make sure to have some crusty bread to use for the "sauce" at the bottom of your shrimp boat! Mama - I can always count on you for a great recipe! And no clean-up!! Perfect! Made for the Babes of ZWT4.