Simple Shrimp Scampi

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Aug. 09, 2012

Kids can have fun making this for dinner.


Shrimp 1 Pound
Butter 1 Tablespoon , melted (as needed, melted in the microwave for 30 seconds)
Italian dressing 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
Pepper 1 Dash , ground (as needed, to taste)
Salt 1 Dash (as needed, to taste)
Garlic 1/2 Teaspoon , minced
Lemon 1/2 Large (microwaved for 15 seconds)



1) In a bag holder with a zip/seal-able bag, add the shrimp into the melted butter.

2) Then add the Italian dressing, dijon mustard, pepper, salt, garlic and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

3) Seal the bag and mix up the ingredients thoroughly for about 1 to 2 minutes until well blended. The bag can be frozen at this stage and cooked later.

4) In a pan, pour out the shrimp mixture and stir fry quickly until the shrimp is done.


5) Serve the Shrimp Scampi with stir fried broccoli or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 476Calories from Fat 238

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1325 mg55.21%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 47 g94%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet