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Shrimp Scampi

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  Jumbo shrimp 1 Pound (Use Fresh Ones)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dried parsley flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and crushed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Under cold running water, remove the shells from the shrimp, leaving last tail section attached.
Using a sharp, thin-bladed knife make a shallow cut lengthwise down the back of each shrimp and wash out the sand vein.
If desired, the shrimp may be butterflied
In a shallow, 2-quart, heat-resistant, non metallic baking dish place butter, lemon juice, parsley flakes, garlic, to taste and salt.
Heat, uncovered, on full power 2 minutes.
Add shrimp and stir to coat well.
If desired, sprinkle with paprika.
Heat, uncovered, on full power 6 minutes.
Stir shrimp occasionally.
Cook just until shrimp are pink and tender.
Do not overcook shrimp as they will become tough

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1393 Calories from Fat 884

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.6%

Saturated Fat 59.3 g296.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 931.3 mg310.4%

Sodium 1790.2 mg74.6%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.8%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 101 g201.1%

Vitamin A 133.8% Vitamin C 104.3%

Calcium 72.4% Iron 225%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Scampi Recipe