Shrimp Scampi

Mum's recipe for Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp Scampi

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    T Butter

  • 1/3

    c olive oil

  • 1

    T minced fresh garlic

  • Juice of 1 lemon (retain rind)

  • 1

    T fresh chopped parsley or 1 t dry

  • 1/2

    t crushed red pepper (or 4 drops tobbasco)

  • 1

    T fresh basil or 1 t dry

  • 1/2

    c dry white wine

  • 3

    lb large prawn

  • Sauce

  • 1/2

    c butter

  • 1

    t dry basil

  • 1

    T finely minced garlic

  • 1/4

    t nutmeg

  • 8

    oz clam juice

  • salt/pepper

  • 1/4

    c flour

  • 1/2

    c half & half

  • 1

    T minced parsley

  • 1/3

    c white wine

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions

Make sauce like you would gravy... Melt butter, whisk in flour. Add juice and remaining ingredients. Cook until thickened. Melt butter, add all but scampi to high heat. Add prawns and saute until just firm. Add 1 cup of butter sauce. Refrigerate the rest of sauce for later use.

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