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Holiday Scampi

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Ingredients
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Carrots 3 Medium, julienned
  Diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped chives 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh basil leaves/2 teaspoons dried basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
Directions

1. Shell and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails attached.
2. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and celery, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, the chives and garlic, and saute until the vegetables are tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
3. Add the shrimp, lemon juice, vinegar and basil, and stir-fry until the shrimp turn pink and opaque, 5 to 6 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons parsley.
4. Divide the shrimp and vegetables evenly among six dinner plates. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Servings: 
6

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