Danika's Notes

This is an awesome quicky (if you keep frozen shrimp in the freezer)!  I actually leave out the garlic butter because the shrimp have so much flavor, but I’m sure it would be tasty poured over the shrimp with some rice.

Grilled Shrimp Scampi

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  • 2 lbs. raw jumbo shrimp/prawns
  • 1/3 C good olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • juice of 1 large or 2 small lemons
  • garlic butter (optional)
  • Garlic Butter (optional)
  • 1/2 C melted butter
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 TBLS lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • salt to taste

Preparation & Directions

Split each shrimp on underside down to tail.  Put shrimp in a large zip lock bag with remaining ingredients.  Mix well to coat. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.  Put on skewers or straight on the BBQ, depending on size of shrimp, and cook 6 inches from heat over low flame.  Turn frequently and cool about 10 minutes.  Serve with rice and garlic butter if desired.

FROM: Debbie Zaballos

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

COOK TIME: 10 minutes


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