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    New Orleans-Style Scampi

    New Orleans-Style Scampi. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    breezermom's Note:

    We generally serve this an an appetizer, but you could use this as a main dish. Serving sizes are for entree portions, not appetizers. This recipe uses fresh shrimp, not frozen. For the simplest recipes, fresh is best!!!

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    1. 1
      Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails intact. Set the shrimp aside. (Keep cold, over ice).
    2. 2
      Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Add the lemon juice, shallots/green onions, parsley, garlic, salt, and hot sauce. Stir well to combine.
    3. 3
      Arrange the shrimp in a single layer in a large shallow baking pan. Brush the shrimp with the butter mixture. Sprinkle with the paprika. Broil 6 inches from heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink, basting frequently with the butter mixture. Serve immediately. Offer the butter mixture left in the cooking pan as a dip/sauce for the shrimp.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 18, 2012


      Delicious and easy. We love shrimp scampi. Made for Photo Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for New Orleans-Style Scampi

    Serving Size: 1 (208 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 322.4
    Calories from Fat 221
    Total Fat 24.6 g
    Saturated Fat 14.7 g
    Cholesterol 252.0 mg
    Sodium 1449.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 0.5 g
    Protein 21.2 g

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