Meal Maker Challenge: Shrimp Scampi

August 14, 2010

Baked Shrimp Scampi

[Image of: Baked Shrimp Scampi, Lidia's Italy, Pittsburgh]
(Photo Credit: Lidia’s Italy, PA)

Doesn’t this photo just make your mouth water?  Sure does mine!  I found this amazing and ridiculously simple recipe for Baked Shrimp Scampi on It was featured as Phil’s recipe of the week. I made this for lunch the other day and had wanted to take a picture for you all but before I knew what happened I ate it…ALL! I will try to do better next time.

This is a great dish to serve over pasta. In the time it takes to fix the scampi your pasta will be ready too!

*This week at HEB you can snag some extra large shrimp for only $4.98/lb!*

Executive Chef Craig Richards of Lidia’s Italy, PA is due all the credit for this succulent shrimp dish!

What you will need:

  • 6 large shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoon minced Shallots
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup dry white Wine
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Italian parsley

How to do it:

  1. Remove shells up to tail.
  2. De-vein shrimp by slicing down the back of shrimp and removing black strip.
  3. Cut a bit deeper to “butterfly” shrimp.
  4. Grease baking sheet with softened butter.
  5. Place shrimp tail side up on baking sheet.
  6. Repeat process with all shrimp making a pattern of 9 6.
  7. Sprinkle salt on shrimp.
  8. Dab shrimp with butter.
  9. Pre – heat oven to 450 degrees.
  10. In a small skillet, sauté garlic over medium to low heat for several minutes.
  11. Add shallots and thyme.
  12. Pour in lemon juice, wine and salt.
  13. Bring the sauce to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  14. Reduce by 1/2 and remove thyme.
  15. Bake  shrimp 20-25 minutes.
  16. Drizzle sauce over shrimp, top with parsely and devour!

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Sure looks good, but shrimp + wine + shallots doesn’t sound very budget friendly.

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zaklady bukmacherskie

Great info, thanks for useful article. I am waiting for more

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