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Broiled Scampi Appetizer

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Ingredients
  Raw medium shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, shelled leaving tail
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shallots 8 , chopped very fine to make about 3/4 cup
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), chopped fine
  Canned stewed tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Slightly cut each shrimp lengthwise, from head to tail, leaving intact at tail.
2) Discard the dark vein from center of shrimp.

MAKING
3) In a large non-stick pan, heat oil and butter and saute shallot and garlic, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
4) Stir in the tomatoes and mushrooms; stirring frequently for 5 minutes longer.
5) Season with salt, pepper and add lemon juice, 2 tablespoons parsley and the shrimp; toss to mix well.
6) Portion the shrimp mixture into six individual baking dishes.
7) Place the baking dishes under broiler, and broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for 10 minutes, or just until shrimp are tender.

SERVING
8) Dredge each dish with rest of parsley and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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