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Shrimp Scampi Over Vegetables: Easy Entertaining

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Shrimp Scampi is so rich and wonderful...But here's a lighter version that's loaded with veggies.
Ingredients
  Shrimp 2 Pound, peeled, deveined
For the shrimp marinade
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 3 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
The topping for the scampi
  Unsalted butter 6 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature)
  Minced garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley leaves 3 Tablespoon, minced (Fresh)
  Zest of lemon 1 Medium
  Juice of lemon 1⁄2 Medium
  Egg yolk 1 Medium
  Panko breadcrumbs 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  French bread 1 (As needed to serve)
For the vegetables
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, cut into thin strips
  Squash 1 Medium, halved, cut into half moons
  Fennel bulb 1 Medium, top and end discarded, core removed, cut into thin slices
  Crimini mushrooms 20 Ounce (Two Bags 10 oz each)
  Shredded carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Two Handfuls)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
2. Prepare all the vegetables, toss them to mix them, place them into the baking dish and set them aside.

MAKING
3. In a mixing bowl, place the shrimp and toss gently with the olive oil, wine, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Allow to sit at room temperature while you make the butter and garlic mixture.
4. In a small bowl, mash the softened butter with the garlic, minced fresh parsley, red pepper flakes, lemon zest and lemon juice until combined.
5. Add an egg yolk and panko breadcrumbs and mix well to combine. Set aside.
6. Place the shrimp along with the marinade over the vegetables.
7. Crumble the butter mixture and dot over the top of the shrimp evenly.
8. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes in the preheated oven until shrimp are pink and the topping is browned.

SERVING
9. Serve with crusty French bread.

Things You Will Need
1. A 9" X 13" baking dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian American
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6
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