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Scampi In Butter Sauce

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Ingredients
For butter sauce
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, finely minced
  Clam juice 8 Ounce
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, minced
  White wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For scampi
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Lemon 1 , juiced (Retain Rind)
  Fresh parsley/1 teaspoon dry parsley 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil/1 teaspoon dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry vermouth 1 Dash
  Scampi 3 Pound, deveined, cleaned
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1.In a small saucepan, melt the butter by placing pan over medium heat.
2.Add in the garlic and let butter brown.
3.In a separate bowl, combine together flour, parsley, clam juice and blend until smooth.
4.Transfer flour mixture into garlic butter and stir well to smoothen and blend.
5.Add in the wine, herbs, spices, lemon juice and mix well.
6. Gradually add in the half and half and stir for sauce to thicken.
7. Let simmer for about 30 to 45 minutes.
8.In a large saucepan, melt some butter and place on high heat.
9.Add some oil.
10.Add in all the ingredients under scampi and mix well. Keep sacmpi aside.
11.Now, add the scampi and sitr cook until scampi becomes pink in color. Make sure not to overcook.
12. Pour the scampi butter over the scampi.

SERVING
13. Serve hot.
14. The unused scampi butter sauce can be refrigerated to be used alter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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