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Shrimp With Garlic Butter

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Ingredients
  Medium shrimp 2 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Pound
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced or pressed
  Minced parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Rinse shrimp and thread on skewers through tail section and thicker end, arranging 4 to 6 shrimp on each skewer.
If using wooden skewers, be sure to soak in water for at least 12 hours to prevent burning.
In a small pan, melt butter over medium heat.
Add oil, garlic, and parsley.
Cook until just bubbling; remove from heat.
Baste skewered shrimp with butter mixture and place on a grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of medium-hot coals; or place shrimp on a rack in a broiler pan 4 inches below heat.
Grill until shrimp turn bright pink (about 3 minutes), basting at least once with butter mixture.
Turn shrimp, baste again, and continue to grill until opaque in center when cut (2 to 3 more minutes).
Arrange shrimp on a serving platter.
Heat remaining baste with lemon juice; pour into small containers.
Offer for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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