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Italian Shrimp (Scampi Italiano)

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The italian shrimp or scampi italiano is a peppy and savory shrimp recipe made with large shrimps. Seasoned with a spicy mix of garlic with parsley and pimiento, the italian shrimp is skillet cooked till tender. Finished with some lemon juice and butter, i love these zesty shrimps with rice or pastas. they definately add a start to the meal.
Ingredients
  Olive oil/Other cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pimento 1 , mashed (Whole)
  Large fresh shrimp 2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, parsley, and pimento.
Dip shrimp in mixture and cook in a hot skillet over low heat about 2 minutes on each side.
Spoon 2 or 3 tablespoons of the oil mixture over shrimp; cover and cook until tender (5 to 8 minutes), turning once.
Transfer shrimp to a serving dish.
Add butter and lemon juice to the skillet; stir and heat until mixture begins to sizzle.
Pour over shrimp and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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